Special Services



Special Services Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Special Services Students by Grade
PK 6
K 1
1 3
2 1
3 8
4 9
5 2
6 0
7 3
8 4
9 1
10 2
11 0
12 0

Special Services is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 40 students in grades Pre-Kindergarten through 12th. Special Services is the 583rd largest public high school in Washington and the 23,115th largest nationally.

Total Students: 40
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: -1:1
Full Time Teachers: -1

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Special Services Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 24
(60%)
4,416
(51%)
 Female 16
(40%)
4,264
(49%)

Special Services Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 31
(78%)
4,242
(49%)
 Black 6
(15%)
1,803
(21%)
 Hispanic 2
(5%)
1,220
(14%)
 Asian 1
(3%)
1,006
(12%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
156
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
151
(2%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
102
(1%)

Special Services Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 37
(93%)
3,855
(44%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 2
(5%)
580
(7%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
4,245
(49%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Special Services is ranked 647th out of 0 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Special Services students on free and reduced lunch assistance (7.5%) is significantly lower than the state average of 40.8%. 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.

Special Services Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2009 0
2010 43
2011 17
2012 40

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2009 N/A
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 N/A

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2009
2010 N/A
2011 0.17647058823529
2012 0.075

Compare Special Services to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
N/A 0.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,947.5% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 7.5%
 
State Average 40.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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