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Tacoma School of the Arts
  • Public
  • TACOMA, WA

Report Card

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

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Tacoma School of the Arts is a public school located in TACOMA, WA. It has 618 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1140
131 responses
Average ACT
24
12 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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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 D minus
Median Household Income
$44,305
National
$69,021
Median Rent
$1,173
National
$1,163
Median Home Value
$329,777
National
$244,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
84%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 19 responses
Poll
84%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 19 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 68 responses
  • Showcase every month for students to perform
    21%
  • Thanksgiving feast for all the home rooms
    21%
  • Day In The Park
    18%
  • 3 day camp at Black Lake with whole school
    16%
  • The senior breakfast and showcase
    10%
  • Mpg every Friday
    6%
  • Senior Assassin
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
618
Free or Reduced Lunch
34%
48%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
9%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$77,781
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.1%
96%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 28 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 28 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 28 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$18,237 / year
National
$12,239
77%
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
43%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 30 responses

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