Park Avenue Center (Closed 2014)

6701 South Park Ave
Tacoma, WA 98408
  • Park Avenue Center served 32 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 64%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was ≤20% (which was lower than the Washington state average of 73%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 5:1 was lower than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 49% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Washington state average of 45%.

School Overview

School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students32 students
This chart display total students of Park Avenue Center by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers7 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Park Avenue Center by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Park Avenue Center by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2013-2014 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Park Avenue Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤20%
73%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Park Avenue Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio5:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Park Avenue Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Park Avenue Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
n/a
7%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Black
40%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
51%
55%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of White public school students in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hawaiian
3%
1%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Park Avenue Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.58n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Park Avenue Center and the public school average diversity score of Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Park Avenue Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Washington by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2013-2014 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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