Tukwila School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,959 students in Tukwila School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Tukwila School District have an average math proficiency score of 32% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tukwila School District are Tukwila Elementary School, Foster Senior High School and Showalter Middle School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tukwila School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tukwila School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
7 Schools
2,435 Schools
# Students
2,959 Students
1,115,276 Students
# Teachers
164 Teachers
60,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
18:1

District Rank

Tukwila School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 305 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 75% has increased from 55% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#261 out of 306 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tukwila   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tukwila   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)
41%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tukwila   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
75%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tukwila   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.78
0.64
# American Indian Students
27 Students
15,564 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# Asian Students
849 Students
85,277 Students
% Asian Students
29%
8%
# Hispanic Students
872 Students
257,522 Students
% Hispanic Students
29%
23%
# Black Students
584 Students
48,223 Students
% Black Students
20%
4%
# White Students
324 Students
601,477 Students
% White Students
11%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
102 Students
12,086 Students
% Hawaiian Students
3%
1%
# Two or more races Students
201 Students
88,874 Students
% of Two or more races Students
7%
8%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
26
15,751
# Students in K Grade:
223
81,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
209
83,119
# Students in 2nd Grade:
232
83,362
# Students in 3rd Grade:
243
85,777
# Students in 4th Grade:
240
87,538
# Students in 5th Grade:
233
86,850
# Students in 6th Grade:
208
84,497
# Students in 7th Grade:
225
82,499
# Students in 8th Grade:
196
82,140
# Students in 9th Grade:
228
83,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
270
82,736
# Students in 11th Grade:
210
83,658
# Students in 12th Grade:
216
92,315
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,828 is higher than the state median of $17,034. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,895 is higher than the state median of $17,238. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$53 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tukwila   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$56 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Tukwila   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,828
$17,034
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tukwila   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,895
$17,238
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tukwila   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Tukwila School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Tukwila Elementary School
Math: 50% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5939 S 149th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7500
Grades: PK-5
| 542 students
Rank: #22.
Foster Senior High School
Math: 27% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
4242 S 144th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7902
Grades: 9-12
| 924 students
Rank: #33.
Showalter Middle School
Math: 28% | Reading: 37%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4628 S 144th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7800
Grades: 6-8
| 629 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Cascade View Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
13601 32nd Avenue S
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7700
Grades: PK-5
| 492 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Thorndyke Elementary School
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
4415 S 150th St
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7600
Grades: PK-5
| 372 students
Gateway
Alternative School
Highline Community College, 24
Seattle, WA 98198
(206) 878-3710
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students
Youthsource
Alternative School
Renton Technical College - You
Seattle, WA 98168
(206) 901-7905
Grades: 9-12
| n/a students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tukwila School District
  • 4640 S 144TH ST, TUKWILA, WA, 98168-4134
  • (206) 901-8000
  • tukwilaschools.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,959 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 75% (Btm 50% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 32% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.78

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