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Tacoma School District
  Superintendent Carla Santorno
253.571.1000
  601 S 8TH TACOMA 98401-1357
Puget Sound Educational Service District 121
 
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2012-13 MSP/HSPE Results (Administration Info)
Grade LevelReadingMathWritingScience
3rd Grade 64.8%54.4%  
4th Grade 63.9%54.2%54.7% 
5th Grade 70.0%57.8% 53.3%
6th Grade 59.2%47.9%  
7th Grade 57.2%51.8%55.5% 
8th Grade 50.7%36.5% 49.1%
10th Grade 78.6%See EOC below80.6%See EOC below
Grade Level *EOC Math Year 1EOC Math Year 2
ALL Grades 30.3%59.3%
Grade Level *EOC Biology
ALL Grades 51.8%

* 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 2012 Student Count29,035
May 2013 Student Count28,732
Gender (October 2012)
Male14,83651.1%
Female14,19948.9%
Race/Ethnicity (October 2012)
American Indian/Alaskan Native4261.5%
Asian2,98310.3%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander6382.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander3,62112.5%
Black / African American6,28221.6%
Hispanic / Latino of any race(s)4,80516.5%
White13,36246.0%
Two or More Races5391.9%
Special Programs
Free or Reduced-Price Meals (May 2013)18,15163.2%
Special Education (May 2013)3,27311.4%
Transitional Bilingual (May 2013)2,5258.8%
Migrant (May 2013)00.0%
Section 504 (May 2013)3281.1%
Foster Care (May 2013)890.3%
Other Information (more info)
Unexcused Absence Rate (2012-13)37,1741.6%
Adjusted 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2012)73.5%
Adjusted 5-year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2011)67.0%
College/University enrollment rates of graduates

Teacher Information (2012-13)  (more info)
Classroom Teachers1,619
Average Years of Teacher Experience12.9
Teachers with at least a Master's Degree60.0%
Total number of teachers who teach core academic classes1,329
% of teachers teaching with an emergency certificate0.0%
% of teachers teaching with a conditional certificate0.1%
Total number of core academic classes7,129
ESEA Highly Qualified Teacher Information
% of classes taught by teachers meeting ESEA highly qualified (HQ) definition98.3%
   % of classes taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition1.8%
% of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition98.6%
   % of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition1.4%
% of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition99.9%
   % of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition0.1%