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Franklin Pierce High School
  • Public
  • TACOMA, WA

Report Card

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

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Franklin Pierce High School is an above average, public school located in TACOMA, WA. It has 1,191 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.

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11002 18TH AVE E
TACOMA, WA 98445
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1100
138 responses
Average ACT
27
12 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D
  2. Good for Families
    grade B
  3. Housing
    grade D+
Median Household Income
$76,438
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,338
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$336,600
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
64%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 22 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 59 responses
  • Spirit Week
    25%
  • Daffodil Parade
    12%
  • Make A Wish Assembly
    12%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Sports Medicine Club
    8%
  • Football
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,191
Free or Reduced Lunch
60%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,214
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.4%
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,731 / year
National
$12,239
74%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
42%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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