15305 Waller Road East
Tacoma, WA 98446
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Naches Trail Elementary School serves 411 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Naches Trail Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Naches Trail Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Naches Trail Elementary School's student population of 411 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
411 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Naches Trail Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Naches Trail Elementary School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#327 out of 2052 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
16:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
18%
25%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
45%
51%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
18%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

School Reviews

1   3/31/2021
This school made my child cry when he came back from school, if you have a child that is smart and isn''t into rap/thug stuff than your child should go to a different school, this school has a bunch of bullying and the teachers are terrible at teaching they are very rude to smart children but they really like their own kind (as in dumb) so if you want your child to ACTUALLY blaze a trail towards success then your child should not go to this school.
- Posted by Parent - Sun Tzu

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 411 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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