12324 12th Ave S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
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Bottom 50%
Perry G Keithley Middle School serves 792 students in grades 6-8.
Perry G Keithley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Perry G Keithley Middle School's student population of 792 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
792 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
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School Rankings

Perry G Keithley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Perry G Keithley Middle School is 0.79, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1911 out of 2052 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
29%
23%
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Black
13%
4%
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White
29%
54%
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Hawaiian
8%
1%
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Two or more races
17%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.79
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 792 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 71%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.79 (Top 5%)

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