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Washington High School
  • Public
  • TACOMA, WA

Report Card

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

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Washington High School is an above average, public school located in TACOMA, WA. It has 973 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 24% of students are at least proficient in math and 65% in reading.

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12420 AINSWORTH AVE S
TACOMA, WA 98444
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
65%
Percent Proficient - Math
24%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1070
135 responses
Average ACT
21
18 responses
AP Enrollment
28%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C
Median Household Income
$55,346
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,106
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$223,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 18 responses
Poll
78%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 18 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 57 responses
  • Assemblies and pride weeks.
    23%
  • School dances
    18%
  • Pep assemblies
    14%
  • Football!!!!
    12%
  • All of the above
    11%
  • School Plays
    9%
  • Blood drives
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade A+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
973
Free or Reduced Lunch
77%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$67,214
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.5%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 35 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 35 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 35 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very High
Expenses Per Student
$12,731 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 38 responses
24%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 38 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 38 responses

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