Wilson

  • Wilson serves 1,302 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 30-39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 90% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wilson's student population of 1,302 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,302 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall School Rank#921 out of 2,014 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)30-39%
51%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:119:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
7%
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Hispanic
9%
23%
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Black
17%
4%
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White
59%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
5%
8%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wilson.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WA.
Diversity Score0.61n/a
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Graduation Rate
96%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
37%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTacoma School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Tacoma Day Reporting School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 20 students
    0.5 miles
    5501 6th Avenue
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-2677
    0.5 9-12 20
  • Tacoma Remann Hall Juvenile Detention Center
    Grades: 5-12 | 33 students
    0.5 miles
    5501 6th Ave
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)798-7900
    0.5 5-12 33
  • Tacoma Downing
    Grades: PK-5 | 311 students
    0.6 miles
    2502 N Orchard St
    Tacoma, WA 98406
    (253)571-7133
    0.6 PK-5 311
  • Tacoma Pearl Street Center Special Education School
    Grades: 6-12 | 11 students
    0.7 miles
    815 S Pearl St
    Tacoma, WA 98465
    (253)571-2600
    0.7 6-12 11
  • Tacoma Delong
    Grades: K-5 | 418 students
    0.9 miles
    4901 S 14 St St
    Tacoma, WA 98405
    (253)571-5800
    0.9 K-5 418

School Reviews

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I went to Wilson. It was an awesome experience. Great teachers, great fellow classmates. Totally changed the meaning of high school for me. I strongly recommend this school for any student in the North End area.
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