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
9 359
10 406
11 390
12 405

Mt Tahoma is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 1,560 students in grades 9th through 12th. Mt Tahoma is the 78th largest public high school in Washington and the 3,110th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.4 to 1.

Total Students: 1,560
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 72.96

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Mt Tahoma Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 818
(52%)
4,324
(51%)
 Female 742
(48%)
4,210
(49%)

Mt Tahoma Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 464
(30%)
3,705
(43%)
 Hispanic 370
(24%)
1,441
(17%)
 Black 317
(20%)
1,692
(20%)
 Asian 255
(16%)
958
(11%)
 Pacific Islander 71
(5%)
219
(3%)
 Two or More 68
(4%)
395
(5%)
 American Indian 15
(1%)
124
(1%)

Mt Tahoma Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 959
(61%)
4,194
(49%)
 Not Eligible 421
(27%)
3,667
(43%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 180
(12%)
673
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Mt Tahoma is ranked 12th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Mt Tahoma students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.6%. 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
2013 1445
2014 1530
2015 1560

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
2013 N/A
2014 23
2015 21.4

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
2013 0.74186851211073
2014 0.74313725490196
2015 0.73012820512821

Compare Mt Tahoma to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
2,140.0% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.0%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Mt Tahoma
Tacoma, WA
Public 09 - 12 1,560 21.4:1  
Tacoma Baptist Schools
Tacoma, WA
Private PK - 12 264 10:1 2 miles
Charles Wright Academy
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Private PK - 12 654 9:1 3 miles
Cpsd Open Doors Program
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Public 09 - 12 100 40:1 3 miles
Clover Park High School
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Public 09 - 12 1,183 19.3:1 3 miles
Oakland High School
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Public 09 - 12 204 17.1:1 3 miles
Curtis Junior High School
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Public 06 - 09 982 22.2:1 4 miles
Life Christian School
Tacoma, WA
Private PK - 12 529 8:1 4 miles
Curtis Senior High School
University Place, WA
Public 10 - 12 1,456 22.7:1 4 miles
Bellarmine Preparatory School
Tacoma, WA
Private 09 - 12 968 13:1 4 miles
Lincoln
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Public 09 - 12 1,429 20.6:1 4 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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