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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 15 public schools managed by Franklin Pierce School District serving 7,820 students in Tacoma, Washington.
  • Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington state average of 45%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is less than the state average of 19:1.

Franklin Pierce School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Tacoma Brookdale Elementary School
    611 132nd Street S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9885

    Grades: PK-5 | 464 students
  • Tacoma Central Avenue Elementary School
    4505 104th Street E
    Tacoma, WA 98446
    (253)298-3205

    Grades: K-5 | 496 students
  • Tacoma Christensen Elementary School
    10232 Barnes Lane
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9887

    Grades: PK-5 | 461 students
  • Tacoma Collins Elementary School
    4608 128th St E
    Tacoma, WA 98446
    (253)535-9888

    Grades: PK-5 | 396 students
  • Tacoma Early Learning Center
    12223 S A Street
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)298-4675

    Grades: PK | 75 students
  • Tacoma Elmhurst Elementary School
    420 133rd St E
    Tacoma, WA 98445
    (253)535-9889

    Grades: K-5 | 461 students
  • Tacoma Franklin Pierce High School
    11002 18th Ave E
    Tacoma, WA 98445
    (253)298-3800

    Grades: 9-12 | 1196 students
  • Tacoma Gates Secondary School Alternative School
    813 132nd Street S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)298-4000

    Grades: 8-12 | 114 students
  • Tacoma Harvard Elementary School
    1709 85th Street E
    Tacoma, WA 98445
    (253)535-9890

    Grades: K-5 | 400 students
  • Tacoma James Sales Elementary School
    11213 Sheridan Ave S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9891

    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
  • Tacoma Learning Support
    315 129th Street So
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)298-3005

    Grades: PK | n/a students
  • Tacoma Midland Elementary School
    2300 105th St E
    Tacoma, WA 98445
    (253)298-4500

    Grades: K-5 | 576 students
  • Tacoma Morris Ford Middle School
    1602 104th Street East
    Tacoma, WA 98445
    (253)535-9883

    Grades: 6-8 | 925 students
  • Tacoma Perry G Keithley Middle School
    12324 12th Ave S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9884

    Grades: 6-8 | 758 students
  • Tacoma Washington High School
    12420 Ainsworth Ave S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9881

    Grades: 9-12 | 1020 students

Overview

School District NameFranklin Pierce School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students7,820 students
# of Teachers443 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:1
# of Male Students3,183 students
% Male Students
41%
# of Female Students4,637 students
% Female Students
59%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.77
# of American Indian Students74 students
% American Indian Students
1%
# of Asian Students488 students
% Asian Students
6%
# of Hispanic Students2,079 students
% Hispanic Students
27%
# of Black Students779 students
% Black Students
10%
# of White Students2,828 students
% White Students
36%
# of Hawaiian Students445 students
% of Hawaiian Students
6%
# of Two or more races Students1,127 students
% of Two or more races Students
14%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:79
# of Students in Kindergarten:614
# of Students in 1st Grade:617
# of Students in 2nd Grade:597
# of Students in 3rd Grade:625
# of Students in 4th Grade:656
# of Students in 5th Grade:619
# of Students in 6th Grade:546
# of Students in 7th Grade:569
# of Students in 8th Grade:568
# of Students in 9th Grade:556
# of Students in 10th Grade:604
# of Students in 11th Grade:596
# of Students in 12th Grade:574
# of Ungraded Students: -

District Comparison

  • Franklin Pierce School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 293 school districts in Washington (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 71% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Franklin Pierce School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Franklin Pierce School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
83%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Franklin Pierce School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $10,189 in this school district is less than the state average of $14,981. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $9,986 is less than the state average of $13,157. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$77 MM$12 MM
This chart display total revenue of Franklin Pierce School District and average revenue for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$75 MM$11 MM
This chart display total spending of Franklin Pierce School District and average spending for each school distric in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,189$14,981
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Franklin Pierce School District and average revenue per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$9,986$13,157
This chart display average spending per public school student in Franklin Pierce School District and average spending per public school student in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Franklin Pierce School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.77, which is higher than the Washington average of 0.41. The most diverse school in the district is Christensen Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Washington or national school diversity statistics.