Mt Tahoma



Mt Tahoma Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Mt Tahoma Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 545
10 371
11 295
12 279

Mt Tahoma is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 1,490 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mt Tahoma is the 80th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,221st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 20.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,490
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20:1
Full Time Teachers: 74.6

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Mt Tahoma Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 764
(51%)
4,416
(51%)
 Female 726
(49%)
4,264
(49%)

Mt Tahoma Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 536
(36%)
4,242
(49%)
 Black 334
(22%)
1,803
(21%)
 Hispanic 290
(19%)
1,220
(14%)
 Asian 234
(16%)
1,006
(12%)
 American Indian 38
(3%)
156
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 36
(2%)
151
(2%)
 Two or More 22
(1%)
102
(1%)

Mt Tahoma Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 943
(63%)
4,245
(49%)
 Not Eligible 409
(27%)
3,855
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 138
(9%)
580
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mt Tahoma is ranked 14th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Tahoma students on free and reduced lunch assistance (72.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 40.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Mt Tahoma Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1882
2006 1794
2007 1913
2008 1865
2009 1630
2010 1475
2011 1464
2012 1490

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 19.5
2007 21
2008 20.4
2009 18.5
2010 18.5
2011 19.1
2012 20

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.53294367693943
2006 0.520624303233
2007 0.52744380554103
2008 0.55174262734584
2009 0.62576687116564
2010 0.56271186440678
2011 0.45765027322404
2012 0.7255033557047

Compare Mt Tahoma to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
2,000.0% 20.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 72.6%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mt Tahoma
Tacoma, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,490 20:1  
Lakewood Career Academy
Lakewood, WA
Public 10 - 12 77 17.5:1 1 miles
Tacoma Baptist Schools
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Clover Park High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,138 20.3:1 3 miles
Oakland High School
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Public 08 - 12 236 16.9:1 3 miles
Firwood
Steilacoom, WA
Public 04 - 12 57 8.1:1 3 miles
Life Christian School
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Private PK - 12 642 14:1 4 miles
Steilacoom High School
Steilacoom, WA
Public 09 - 12 855 21.4:1 4 miles
Bellarmine Preparatory School
Tacoma, WA
Private 09 - 12 1,018 13:1 4 miles
Washington Virtual Academy
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Public 09 - 12 592 27.7:1 4 miles
Curtis Senior High School
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Public 10 - 12 1,399 22:1 4 miles
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