Science and Math Institute



Science and Math Institute Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Science and Math Institute Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 126
10 94
11 145
12 121

Science and Math Institute is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 486 students in grades 9th through 12th. Science and Math Institute is the 252nd largest public high school in Washington and the 11,004th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 19.6 to 1.

Total Students: 486
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.76

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Science and Math Institute Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 261
(54%)
4,324
(51%)
 Female 225
(46%)
4,210
(49%)

Science and Math Institute Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 332
(68%)
3,705
(43%)
 Black 55
(11%)
1,692
(20%)
 Hispanic 44
(9%)
1,441
(17%)
 Asian 41
(8%)
958
(11%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 5
(1%)
219
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
395
(5%)

Science and Math Institute Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 296
(61%)
3,667
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 155
(32%)
4,194
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 35
(7%)
673
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Science and Math Institute is ranked 252nd out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Science and Math Institute students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.1%) is slightly lower than the state average of 41.6%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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.

Science and Math Institute Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 138
2010 201
2011 279
2012 403
2013 453
2014 459
2015 486

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 14.6
2010 16.1
2011 20.7
2012 19
2013 N/A
2014 17.2
2015 19.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009 0.46376811594203
2010 0.37810945273632
2011 0.19713261648746
2012 0.42928039702233
2013 0.38852097130243
2014 0.38344226579521
2015 0.39094650205761

Compare Science and Math Institute to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.1%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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