Tacoma School Of The Arts

  • Tacoma School Of The Arts serves 618 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Tacoma School Of The Arts placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Washington state level of 18:1.

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School Overview

  • Tacoma School Of The Arts's student population of 618 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students618 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tacoma School Of The Arts 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tacoma School Of The Arts is 0.62, which is less 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 School Rank#1188 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)75-79%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
15%
23%
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Black
18%
4%
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White
57%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
2%
8%
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Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate≥95%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
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

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