Puyallup School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 37 public schools serving 22,398 students in Puyallup School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Puyallup School District have an average math proficiency score of 53% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 66% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Puyallup School District are Fruitland Elementary School, Ridgecrest Elementary School and Shaw Road Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Puyallup School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Puyallup School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Puyallup School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
37 Schools
2,514 Schools
# Students
22,398 Students
1,089,064 Students
# Teachers
1,201 Teachers
62,078 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Puyallup School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 303 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 85% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#70 out of 306 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Puyallup   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Puyallup   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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Puyallup   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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
88%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Puyallup   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.66
0.67
# American Indian Students
228 Students
14,334 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,350 Students
90,824 Students
% Asian Students
6%
8%
# Hispanic Students
4,142 Students
268,788 Students
% Hispanic Students
19%
25%
# Black Students
1,199 Students
49,701 Students
% Black Students
5%
5%
# White Students
11,961 Students
554,577 Students
% White Students
54%
51%
# Hawaiian Students
518 Students
13,446 Students
% Hawaiian Students
2%
1%
# Two or more races Students
2,995 Students
95,985 Students
% of Two or more races Students
13%
9%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
260
19,196
# Students in K Grade:
1,407
70,636
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,676
78,297
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,598
79,453
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,611
79,424
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,649
80,784
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,709
81,374
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,899
83,852
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,738
86,059
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,784
86,333
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,741
85,558
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,697
83,970
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,747
83,278
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,882
90,850
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $14,582 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $16,409 is less than the state median of $18,307. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$327 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total revenue of Puyallup   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending
$368 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Puyallup   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,582
$17,989
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Puyallup   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$16,409
$18,307
This chart display average spending per public school student in Puyallup   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Puyallup School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Fruitland Elementary School
Math: 76% | Reading: 79%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1515 Fruitland Ave
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8734
Grades: K-6
| 571 students
Rank: #22.
Ridgecrest Elementary School
Math: 73% | Reading: 74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12616 Shaw Rd E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8753
Grades: K-6
| 444 students
Rank: #33.
Shaw Road Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1106 Shaw Rd
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8675
Grades: K-6
| 705 students
Rank: #44.
Puyallup High School
Math: 52% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(2)
105 Seventh St Sw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8711
Grades: 10-12
| 1,802 students
Rank: #55.
G W Edgerton Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 71%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
(1)
16528 127th Ave Ct E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 840-8809
Grades: PK-6
| 666 students
Rank: #66.
Kalles Junior High School
Math: 63% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 7th Ave Se
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8729
Grades: 7-9
| 826 students
Rank: #77.
Maplewood Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1110 W Pioneer
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8737
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
Rank: #88.
Northwood Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
9805 24th St E
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8740
Grades: K-6
| 565 students
Rank: #99.
Woodland Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
7707 112th St E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8747
Grades: K-6
| 550 students
Rank: #1010.
Spinning Elementary School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1306 E Pioneer
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8742
Grades: K-6
| 312 students
Rank: #1111.
Frank Brouillet Elementary School
Math: 63% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
17207 94th Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98375
(253) 841-8670
Grades: K-6
| 618 students
Rank: #1212.
Warren Hunt Elementary School
Math: 62% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12801 144th St E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8690
Grades: PK-6
| 710 students
Rank: #1313.
Pope Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
15102 122nd Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8755
Grades: K-6
| 581 students
Rank: #1414.
Emerald Ridge High School
Math: 39% | Reading: 83%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
12405 184th St E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 435-6300
Grades: 10-12
| 1,432 students
Rank: #1515.
Meeker Elementary School
Math: 54% | Reading: 64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
409 5th St Sw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8738
Grades: K-6
| 370 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Aylen Jr High School
Math: 54% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
101 15th St Sw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8723
Grades: 7-9
| 722 students
Rank: #16 - 1716. - 17.
Edward Zeiger Elementary School
Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
13008 94th Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8663
Grades: PK-6
| 514 students
Rank: #1818.
Mt View Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3411 119th Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8739
Grades: K-6
| 279 students
Rank: #1919.
Gov John Rogers High School
Math: 37% | Reading: 77%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
12801 86th Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8717
Grades: 9-12
| 1,720 students
Rank: #2020.
Sunrise Elementary School
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
2323 39th Ave Se
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8744
Grades: PK-6
| 695 students
Rank: #2121.
Emma L Carson Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 61%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
8615 184th St E
Puyallup, WA 98375
(253) 840-8808
Grades: PK-6
| 723 students
Rank: #2222.
Ferrucci Jr High School
Math: 49% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3213 Wildwood Pk Dr
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8756
Grades: 7-9
| 763 students
Rank: #2323.
Ballou Jr High School
Math: 45% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9916 136th St E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8725
Grades: 7-9
| 897 students
Rank: #2424.
Karshner Elementary School
Math: 51% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1328 8th Ave Nw
Puyallup, WA 98371
(253) 841-8736
Grades: PK-6
| 338 students
Rank: #2525.
Doris Stahl Junior High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 66%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
9610 168th St E
Puyallup, WA 98375
(253) 840-8881
Grades: 6-10
| 823 students
Rank: #2626.
Edgemont Jr High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
2300 110th Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8727
Grades: 6-9
| 507 students
Rank: #2727.
Puyallup Online Academy/poa
Alternative School
Math: 20-29% | Reading: 70-79%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
716 South Hill Park Drive, Sui
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8630
Grades: K-12
| 214 students
Rank: #2828.
Glacier View Junior High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
12807 184th St E
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 840-8922
Grades: 7-9
| 833 students
Rank: #2929.
Stewart Elementary School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
426 4th Ave Ne
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8743
Grades: PK-6
| 329 students
Rank: #3030.
Firgrove Elementary School
Math: 41% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
13918 Meridian S
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8733
Grades: K-6
| 590 students
Rank: #3131.
Waller Road Elementary School
Math: 37% | Reading: 52%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
6312 Waller Rd E
Tacoma, WA 98443
(253) 841-8745
Grades: K-6
| 341 students
Rank: #3232.
Wildwood Elementary School
Math: 42% | Reading: 50%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1601 26th Ave Se
Puyallup, WA 98374
(253) 841-8746
Grades: PK-6
| 404 students
Rank: #3333.
Puyallup Parent Partnership Program
Alternative School
Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
716 South Hill Park Drive, Sui
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8630
Grades: K-8
| 22 students
Rank: #3434.
E B Walker High School
Alternative School
Math: ≤20% | Reading: 21-39%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5715 Milwaukee Ave E
Puyallup, WA 98372
(253) 841-8781
Grades: 8-12
| 102 students
Rank: n/an/a
7911 144th St E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 864-5500
Grades: PK-6
| 938 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Puyallup School District
  • 302 2ND ST SE, PUYALLUP, WA, 98372-3220
  • (253) 841-1301
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 22,398 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 88% (Top 30% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 66% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66

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