Overall Niche Grade
- College PrepB
- Clubs & ActivitiesC+
- Health & SafetyB-
- Resources & FacilitiesB
Summit Public School: Olympus is a public, charter school located in Tacoma, WA. It has 194 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 13 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 55% in reading.
Summit Public School: Olympus Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.3 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.3 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 3 responsesReport
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.3 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.3 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.3 responses
Summit Public School: Olympus Reviews
This school preaches independence and self-discipline -but as a junior I can speak from experience that this is not the case. The staff is very supportive academically and emotionally, and although there is more work than the average public school, the content of the classes is relatively easy. There have been a few (unfavorable) changes to the school hierarchy and policies, but it's bearable. Be warned: this school is strict policy-wise, and they keep a sharp eye on their students.
I like that I can work at my own pace and that I get a mentor and mentor group that I can connect with on a deeper level than just academically. The fact that this school is all about college readiness, that has lots of events and opportunities given for college. My school is very diverse lots of different races and ethnicities to where no one feels left out. I like how it is a no-judgment zone, based on race, gender, gender identity and how you express yourself. This is a very good school because your junior and senior year they automatically give you AP college readiness classes. Which challenge and prepare you for the college lifestyle.
My school turned my life around, i am surrounded by people with the same goals as myself and adults who i can trust. the student ratio is a GREAT number giving students the attention they need, the teachers are young which makes them easier to learn to grow and understand how other students learn. Summit public schools are charter schools getting students ready for their near future whether its college or other career choices.