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Posted September 30, 2013

The teachers at Mann do a great job, but the rules and the way they enforce them I believe is unnecessary .They dont allow the kids to play tag they cant run on the jungle gym they cant run on the concrete if they get thirsty during recess they cant get a drink of water the playground duties seen to take their job way to serious they treat the kids like they are in prison It seems like they care more about saving face then letting the kids enjoy their time at school in the mornings when the kids meet in the gym the kids are not allowed to talk and if they do they have to sit in the stage until school starts this School takes the rules to far. I have spoke to several parents and they all say the same thing about the School they run it like a prison I love the teachers but That is all we will be changing schools next year I feel bad for keeping my kids there now I know why it has a rating of 2 I think ite the worst rated school in the district
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 30, 2008

Both of my children love their school. I have never had an issue with the instructors, and all of them have made every effort to assist me (or my daughters ) when we needed clarification or help with something. I would go so far as to say several of the teachers here are outstanding. they have love for, and are dedicated to their students . The office staff is pleasant and efficient. I also have had many interactions with the principal. I have always beentreated respectfully by her, and she has made every effort to accomodate my needs. There is also a great nurse, and a wonderful parent that volunteers when the nurse is not there.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 21, 2008

My daughters have enjoyed their time at Mann. The teachers seem great, the principal is on top of things, I think the parent involvement needs improvement, but that isn't the school's fault .... all in all, a good school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 18, 2005

I am very happy with the instruction that my child had received at Mann. The level of parent involvement seems about average. I would recommend this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 23, 2004

I have a very mixed review of this school. I attended Mann as well as 3 of my children so far. I and my oldest had a great experience there. My 2 other children have very different needs then I or my oldest needed. I have had to push and shove to get them help. Once the ball started rolling however, things were adressed quickly and help is being given.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 18, 2003

I was a student at mann elementary and now my two children are students there. I like the area and the teachers are very dedicated to the education of the children that attend.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Math

The state average for Math was 65% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
50%

2010

 
 
41%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
52%

2011

 
 
66%

2010

 
 
51%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
36%

2012

 
 
39%

2011

 
 
34%

2010

 
 
35%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

75 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
44%

2010

 
 
57%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 62% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
32%

2010

 
 
44%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

The state average for Math was 63% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
53%

2012

 
 
44%

2011

 
 
35%

2010

 
 
31%
Reading

The state average for Reading was 73% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
77%

2012

 
 
51%

2011

 
 
48%

2010

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 67% in 2013.

64 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
24%

2010

 
 
7%
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students53%
Female36%
Male73%
Black32%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White67%
Low income45%
Not low income81%
Special education29%
Not special education59%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students57%
Female51%
Male64%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander82%
Hispanicn/a
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White60%
Low income50%
Not low income81%
Special education21%
Not special education66%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students36%
Female36%
Male36%
Black42%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic8%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White42%
Low income30%
Not low income63%
Special education6%
Not special education46%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students53%
Female55%
Male52%
Black63%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White56%
Low income53%
Not low income56%
Special education33%
Not special education59%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Writing

All Students46%
Female49%
Male43%
Black37%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic25%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White58%
Low income43%
Not low income56%
Special education22%
Not special education53%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Math

All Students53%
Female60%
Male45%
Black31%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic44%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White68%
Low income42%
Not low income100%
Special education20%
Not special education63%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Reading

All Students77%
Female83%
Male69%
Black69%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic69%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White80%
Low income71%
Not low income100%
Special education53%
Not special education84%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a

Science

All Students49%
Female54%
Male41%
Black44%
Asiann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic31%
Native Americann/a
Pacific Islandern/a
White64%
Low income39%
Not low income92%
Special education33%
Not special education53%
Limited Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Scale: % basic, level 3, or level 4

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. If there are fewer than 10 students in a particular group in a school, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Washington Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 42% 60%
Black 19% 5%
Hispanic 17% 20%
Two or more races 9% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 7%
American Indian/Alaska Native 3% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 3% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Transitional bilingual 14%N/A8%
Special education 112%N/A13%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 255%N/A44%
Source: 1 WA OSPI, 2009-2010
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student-teacher ratio

  This school District averageState average
Students per classroom teacher 16N/A17
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Average years educational experience 9N/A12
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree or higher 72%N/A66%
Source: WA OSPI, 2009-2010

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School Leader's name
  • Patricia Kennedy

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
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1002 South 52nd St
Tacoma, WA 98408
Phone: (253) 571-6300

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