Top 10 Best 98406 Washington Public Schools (2021)

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For the 2021 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,622 students in 98406, WA.
The top ranked public schools in 98406, WA are Downing, Grant and Jefferson. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Public schools in zipcode 98406 have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in 98406, WA have an average ranking of 7/10, which is in the top 50% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top 98406, WA Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Downing Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-7133

    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
  • Rank: #22.
    Grant Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1018 N Prospect St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-5400

    Grades: PK-5 | 342 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Jefferson Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6501 N 23rd St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-2261

    Grades: PK-5 | 318 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Skyline Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    2301 N Mildred St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-7800

    Grades: PK-5 | 349 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Wilson Math: 35% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    1202 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-6000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,280 student
  • Rank: #66.
    Day Reporting School Alternative School
    Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    5501 6th Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-2670

    Grades: 9-12 | 23 students
  • Rank: #77.
    Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center Reading: PS%
    5501 6th Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253) 571-2670

    Grades: 5-12 | 25 students
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