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Fife High School
  • Public
  • TACOMA, WA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Diversity
    grade A+
  3. Teachers
    grade B minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Administration
    grade B
  7. Sports
    grade A+
  8. Food
    grade B
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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Fife High School is a highly rated, public school located in TACOMA, WA. It has 852 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 42% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Fife High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
42%
Average Graduation Rate
94%
Average SAT
1160
142 responses
Average ACT
25
28 responses
AP Enrollment
13%

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Living in the Area

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$75,151
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,428
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$325,500
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
76%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 17 responses
Poll
65%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 17 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 88 responses
  • Cabbage patch
    23%
  • Football games
    16%
  • Homecoming
    15%
  • Spring fling
    13%
  • Winter Wishes
    13%
  • Mr. Fife
    8%
  • Lean on Me
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
852
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,527
Teachers in First/Second Year
2.5%
62%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 29 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 29 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very High
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$11,530 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 30 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 30 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 30 responses

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