Special Services

Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Special Services serves 52 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Special Services 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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Special Services's student population of 52 students has declined by 23% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students52 students
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Total Classroom Teachersn/a
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School Comparison

Special Services is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Special Services is 0.65, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1992 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ration/a18:1
American Indian
4%
2%
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Asian
n/a
8%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
31%
4%
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White
50%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
6%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.650.64
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Graduation Rate
<50%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
62%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Special Services is Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bryant (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Tacoma Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    601 S 8th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-1040
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Tacoma Community Based Trans Program Special Education School
    Grades: 11-12 | 72 students
    0.0 miles
    601 S 8th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-2603
    0 11-12 72
  • Tacoma Fresh Start Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 382 students
    0.0 miles
    601 S 8th Street
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-3273
    0 9-12 382
  • Tacoma Tcc Fresh Start
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    601 S 8th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-1033
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Tacoma Tacoma Pierce County Education Center
    Grades: 9-12 | 7 students
    0.2 miles
    930 Tacoma Ave S, C/o Miguel V
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253) 571-1032
    0.2 9-12 7

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