Park Avenue Center



Park Avenue Center Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Park Avenue Center Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 2
4 4
5 2
6 3
7 3
8 8
9 6
10 1
11 0
12 3

Park Avenue Center is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 32 students in grades Kindergarten through 12th. Park Avenue Center is the 603rd largest public high school in Washington and the 23,566th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.4 to 1.

Total Students: 32
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 7.3

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Park Avenue Center Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 30
(94%)
4,416
(51%)
 Female 2
(6%)
4,264
(49%)

Park Avenue Center Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 16
(50%)
4,242
(49%)
 Black 13
(41%)
1,803
(21%)
 Hispanic 2
(6%)
1,220
(14%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(3%)
151
(2%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
1,006
(12%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
102
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
156
(2%)

Park Avenue Center Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 27
(84%)
4,245
(49%)
 Not Eligible 3
(9%)
3,855
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(6%)
580
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Park Avenue Center is ranked 498th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Park Avenue Center students on free and reduced lunch assistance (90.6%) 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.

Park Avenue Center Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 166
2006 142
2007 148
2008 41
2009 36
2010 31
2011 20
2012 32

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 69.2
2006 47.3
2007 56.9
2008 15.8
2009 5
2010 4.3
2011 2.8
2012 4.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33734939759036
2006 0.3943661971831
2007 0.37162162162162
2008 0.92682926829268
2009 0.91666666666667
2010 0.87096774193548
2011 0.6
2012 0.90625

Compare Park Avenue Center to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
440.0% 4.4:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 90.6%
 

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