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Tacoma School District
  Superintendent Carla Santorno
253.571.1000
  601 S 8TH TACOMA 98401
Puget Sound Educational Service District 121
 
9/15/2011
 
 
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2010-11 MSP/HSPE Results (Administration Info)
Grade LevelReadingMathWritingScience
3rd Grade 70.2%58.8%  
4th Grade 57.0%46.7%50.8% 
5th Grade 52.9%52.2% 41.3%
6th Grade 56.3%40.0%  
7th Grade 43.3%38.2%60.2% 
8th Grade 55.0%34.9% 44.3%
10th Grade 78.3%See EOC below82.7%38.9%
Grade Level *EOC Math Year 1EOC Math Year 2
All Grades 41.3%58.2%

* 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 2010 Student Count28,753
May 2011 Student Count28,444
Gender (October 2010)
Male14,73551.2%
Female14,01848.8%
Race/Ethnicity (October 2010)
American Indian/Alaskan Native3991.4%
Asian2,93310.2%
Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander5642.0%
Asian/Pacific Islander3,49712.2%
Black / African American5,22118.2%
Hispanic / Latino of any race(s)4,17114.5%
White13,04245.4%
Two or More Races2,4218.4%
Special Programs
Free or Reduced-Price Meals (May 2011)17,05560.0%
Special Education (May 2011)4,16914.7%
Transitional Bilingual (May 2011)2,2227.8%
Migrant (May 2011)60.0%
Section 504 (May 2011)3191.1%
Foster Care (May 2011)00.0%
Other Information (more info)
Unexcused Absence Rate (2010-11)16,4580.6%
Annual Dropout Rate (2009-10)7769.3%
Estimated Annual On-Time Graduation Rate (2009-10)1,23959.2%
Estimated Annual Extended Graduation Rate (2009-10)1,37965.9%
Adjusted 4-Year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2010)55.3%
Adjusted 5-year Cohort Graduation Rate (Class of 2009)67.7%
College/University enrollment rates of graduates

Teacher Information (2010-11)  (more info)
Classroom Teachers1,672
Average Years of Teacher Experience13.1
Teachers with at least a Master's Degree57.6%
Total number of teachers who teach core academic classes1,556
% of teachers teaching with an emergency certificate0.0%
% of teachers teaching with a conditional certificate0.0%
Total number of core academic classes6,631
ESEA Highly Qualified Teacher Information
% of classes taught by teachers meeting ESEA highly qualified (HQ) definition97.3%
   % of classes taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definitionN/A
% of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition97.0%
   % of classes in high poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition3.0%
% of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who meet ESEA HQ definition94.4%
   % of classes in low poverty schools taught by teachers who do not meet ESEA HQ definition5.6%