Go to OSPI homepage
Wasl Report Card Home Help Please send us your feedback
District Non-District ESD P-20 High School Feedback
Tools: 
Summary MSP/HSPE EOC AYP WAAS PORT NAEP CTE WELPA AMO WaKIDS HS Dual Credit
Summary     
Search:
District  > Washington State  > Tacoma School District
Tacoma School District
  Superintendent Carla Santorno
253.571.1000
  601 S 8TH TACOMA 98401-1357
Puget Sound Educational Service District 121
 
Select a year:
 
 

2011-12 MSP/HSPE Results (Administration Info)
Grade LevelReadingMathWritingScience
3rd Grade 63.4%61.7%  
4th Grade 63.4%50.8%53.9% 
5th Grade 63.4%58.3% 50.4%
6th Grade 60.9%46.9%  
7th Grade 62.6%42.7%59.5% 
8th Grade 55.8%38.5% 51.3%
10th Grade 75.4%See EOC below80.5%See EOC below
Grade Level *EOC Math Year 1EOC Math Year 2
ALL Grades 33.7%55.7%
Grade Level *EOC Biology
ALL Grades 53.7%

* End of Course (EOC) exams are given in any grade in which the course is offered.

** The "Makeup" exam was given to students who had already completed the Year 1 or Year 2 coursework. It was not a "retake".

Student Demographics
Enrollment
October 2011 Student Count28,988
May 2012 Student Count28,529
Gender (October 2011)
Male14,76650.9%
Female14,22249.1%
Race/Ethnicity (October 2011)
American Indian/Alaskan Native3651.3%
Asian2,8649.9%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander5341.8%
Asian/Pacific Islander3,39811.7%
Black / African American4,97017.1%
Hispanic / Latino of any race(s)4,55515.7%
White12,88344.4%
Two or More Races2,8159.7%
Special Programs
Free or Reduced-Price Meals (May 2012)18,22363.9%
Special Education (May 2012)4,07914.3%
Transitional Bilingual (May 2012)1,1183.9%
Migrant (May 2012)10.0%
Section 504 (May 2012)3381.2%
Foster Care (May 2012)00.0%
Other Information (more info)
Unexcused Absence Rate (2011-12)33,7041.2%
Adjusted 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2011)61.7%
Adjusted 5-year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2010)58.4%
College/University enrollment rates of graduates

Teacher Information (2011-12)  (more info)
Classroom Teachers1,810
Average Years of Teacher Experience13.1
Teachers with at least a Master's Degree61.3%
Total number of teachers who teach core academic classes1,385
% of teachers teaching with an emergency certificate0.0%
% of teachers teaching with a conditional certificate0.1%
Total number of core academic classes7,966
ESEA Highly Qualified Teacher Information
% of classes taught by teachers meeting ESEA highly qualified (HQ) definition97.8%
   % of classes taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition2.2%
% of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition97.9%
   % of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition2.1%
% of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition97.5%
   % of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition2.5%