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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 274 public schools in Pierce County, WA, serving 139,273 students.
  • Pierce County, WA public school have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 60% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Pierce County have an average ranking in the top 50% of Washington public schools.
  • The top ranked public schools in Pierce County, WA are Emerald Hills Elementary School, Dieringer Heights Elementary School and Voyager Elementary School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is more than the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Top Pierce County Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • Acceleration Academy Alternative School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    16218 Pacific Ave
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)267-1045

    Grades: 9-12 | 193 students
  • Alfaretta House Special Education School
    6423 Alfaretta St
    Lakewood, WA 98499
    (253)589-7455

    Grades: 11-12 | 153 students
  • Alternative Spcl Needs Div Occ Special Education School
    601 S 8th St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)571-1040

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Anderson Island Elementary School Math: 40-59% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    13005 Camus Road
    Steilacoom, WA 98388
    (206)884-4901

    Grades: K-5 | 34 students
  • Angelo Giaudrone Middle School Math: 34% | Reading: 40%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4902 S Alaska St
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253)571-5811

    Grades: 6-8 | 668 students
  • Arlington Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3002 S 72nd St
    Tacoma, WA 98409
    (253)571-3200

    Grades: PK-5 | 367 students
  • Artondale Elementary School Math: 73% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Top 20%
    6219 40th Street Nw
    Gig Harbor, WA 98335
    (253)530-1100

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Aylen Junior High School Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    101 15th St Sw
    Puyallup, WA 98371
    (253)841-8723

    Grades: 7-9 | 799 students
  • Baker Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8001 So J Street
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253)571-5000

    Grades: 6-8 | 741 students
  • Ballou Junior High School Math: 56% | Reading: 70%
    Rank: Top 30%
    9916 136th St E
    Puyallup, WA 98373
    (253)841-8725

    Grades: 6-9 | 869 students
  • Bates Technical College - Open Doors Alternative School
    1101 South Yakima Ave.
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)680-7415

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a students
  • Bates Technical High School
    1101 South Yakima Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)680-7584

    Grades: 9-12 | 296 students
  • Beachwood Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    8890 Concord Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98433
    (253)583-5260

    Grades: PK-5 | 328 students
  • Bethel Elementary Learning Academy
    16117 Canyon Road East
    Puyallup, WA 98375
    (253)683-5953

    Grades: K-5 | 25 students
  • Bethel High School Math: 35% | Reading: 76%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    22215 38th Avenue East
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)683-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1765 students
  • Bethel Middle School Math: 36% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    22201 38th Avenue East
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)683-7200

    Grades: 6-8 | 695 students
  • Birney Math: 27% | Reading: 33%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1202 S 76th St
    Tacoma, WA 98408
    (253)571-4600

    Grades: PK-5 | 433 students
  • Birth To Three Special Education School
    511 Chambers Street
    Steilacoom, WA 98388
    (253)874-5445

    Grades: PK | 30 students
  • Blix Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 38%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1302 E 38th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-7400

    Grades: PK-5 | 537 students
  • Bonney Lake Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    18715 80th St E
    Sumner, WA 98390
    (253)891-4450

    Grades: PK-5 | 552 students
  • Bonney Lake High School Math: 47% | Reading: 91%
    Rank: Top 30%
    10920 199th Ave Ct E
    Bonney Lake, WA 98391
    (253)891-5700

    Grades: 9-12 | 1375 students
  • Boze Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    1140 E 65th St
    Tacoma, WA 98404
    (253)571-4688

    Grades: PK-5 | 435 students
  • Brookdale Elementary School Math: 47% | Reading: 49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    611 132nd Street S
    Tacoma, WA 98444
    (253)535-9885

    Grades: PK-5 | 466 students
  • Brouillet Elementary School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank: Top 30%
    17207 94th Ave E
    Puyallup, WA 98375
    (253)841-8670

    Grades: K-6 | 755 students
  • Browns Point Math: 67% | Reading: 74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    1526 51st St Ne
    Tacoma, WA 98422
    (253)571-7600

    Grades: K-5 | 428 students
  • Bryant Math: 48% | Reading: 54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    717 S Grant Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)571-2800

    Grades: PK-8 | 510 students
  • Camas Prairie Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    320 176th Street East
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)683-7400

    Grades: K-5 | 646 students
  • Carbonado Historical School 19 Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank: Top 20%
    427 4th St
    Carbonado, WA 98323
    (360)829-0121

    Grades: K-8 | 176 students
  • Carson Elementary School Math: 49% | Reading: 57%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    8615 184th St E
    Puyallup, WA 98375
    (253)840-8808

    Grades: PK-6 | 955 students
  • Carter Lake Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    3420 Lincoln Blvd Sw
    Lakewood, WA 98439
    (253)583-5210

    Grades: PK-5 | 482 students
  • Cedarcrest Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 48%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    191201 13th Avenue Crt. E.
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)683-7500

    Grades: 6-8 | 665 students
  • Centennial Elementary Bethel Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
    Rank: Top 50%
    24323 54th Avenue East
    Graham, WA 98338
    (253)683-7700

    Grades: K-5 | 484 students
  • Central Avenue Elementary School Math: 45% | Reading: 50%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    4505 104th Street E
    Tacoma, WA 98446
    (253)298-3205

    Grades: K-5 | 469 students
  • Challenger High School Alternative School
    Math: ≤5% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    18020 B Street East
    Spanaway, WA 98387
    (253)683-6800

    Grades: 9-12 | 266 students
  • Chambers Elementary School Math: 72% | Reading: 71%
    Rank: Top 20%
    9101 56th Ave W
    University Place, WA 98467
    (253)566-5650

    Grades: K-4 | 498 students
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