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  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    C+
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C+
  8. Sports
    A
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C+
Stadium High School is a highly rated, public school located in Tacoma, WA. It has 1,495 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 24 to 1. According to state test scores, 54% of students are at least proficient in math and 79% in reading.

Stadium High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
79%
Percent Proficient - Math
54%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1190
311 responses
Average ACT
27
29 responses
AP Enrollment
20%

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Living in the Area
  1. Cost of Living
    C-
  2. Good for Families
    B
  3. Housing
    C-
Median Household Income
$51,631
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,080
National
$949
Median Home Value
$318,379
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.36 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.36 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 102 responses
  • Multicultural assembly
    15%
  • Pep Assembly
    14%
  • School dances
    14%
  • Basketball games
    13%
  • Football games
    11%
  • Band trips
    7%
  • High-five friday
    6%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,495
Free or Reduced Lunch
30%
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.47 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.47 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.47 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
24:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,781
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.4%
66%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.56 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.56 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.56 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$18,237/ year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.59 responses
46%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.59 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.59 responses
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It was an amazing experience! I moved right before my freshman year began and I was so scared. But the community is fantastic and I made friends instantly! It also helped that I found a group of people in the theater community that I could call my family. I would say one thing I would change about the school is that they don't treat Running Start students the best. I did RS my junior and senior year and felt ignored because of that. Other than that, and it wasn't even that big of a deal, it's a great school!
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I have had amazing teachers all four years of high school. They have supported me throughout the tough times and have created a general feeling of acceptance and safety at Stadium. There are not enough counselors at Stadium, but they work extremely hard to accommodate to the needs of nearly every individual student. I would like to see evidence of more events that spark a sense of school pride and community. There has been a lack of student involvement in social events in the past, and I would like to see the next generation of Stadium alum to get an immersive and fun experience. Overall, Stadium has been a wonderful school for me!
Stadium has a very strong academic reputation. I have taken many tough college prep classes and have felt that they will help me later on in my life. Though the classes that were not college prep were fairly easy and not challenging. The school does a good job of making sure that every student has the materials necessary for them to succeed in college, or finding a job after high school. The administration does there best to keep the students safe. There is not a whole lot of school spirit. Many students don't seem to be motivated to go to pep assemblies or cheer on the sports teams. I think that is just due to the schools urban location, and students have more going on outside of school. Overall, Stadium is a great school!