Tacoma School of the Arts



Tacoma School of the Arts Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Tacoma School of the Arts Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 168
10 191
11 143
12 77

Tacoma School of the Arts is a public high school of the Tacoma School District located in Tacoma, WA. It has 579 students in grades 9th through 12th. Tacoma School of the Arts is the 228th largest public high school in Washington and the 9,641st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 18.1 to 1.

Total Students: 579
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 18.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.94

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Tacoma School of the Arts Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 395
(68%)
4,210
(49%)
 Male 184
(32%)
4,324
(51%)

Tacoma School of the Arts Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 349
(60%)
3,705
(43%)
 Black 96
(17%)
1,692
(20%)
 Hispanic 75
(13%)
1,441
(17%)
 Asian 34
(6%)
958
(11%)
 American Indian 13
(2%)
124
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(1%)
219
(3%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
395
(5%)

Tacoma School of the Arts Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 349
(60%)
3,667
(43%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 191
(33%)
4,194
(49%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(7%)
673
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Tacoma School of the Arts is ranked 212th out of 689 ranked schools in Washington, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Tacoma School of the Arts students on free and reduced lunch assistance (39.7%) 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.

Tacoma School of the Arts Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 390
2006 435
2007 433
2008 451
2009 438
2010 454
2011 483
2012 511
2013 513
2014 521
2015 579

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.9
2006 20.7
2007 19.2
2008 20
2009 17.1
2010 18.1
2011 19.2
2012 18.2
2013 N/A
2014 18
2015 18.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.094871794871795
2006 0.07816091954023
2007 0.10623556581986
2008 0.10421286031042
2009 0.12100456621005
2010 0.11453744493392
2011 0.12629399585921
2012 0.24853228962818
2013 0.29044834307992
2014 0.3915547024952
2015 0.3972366148532

Compare Tacoma School of the Arts to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,810.0% 18.1:1
 
1,945.9% 19.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 39.7%
 
State Average 41.6%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 09 - 12 579 18.1:1  
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