Tacoma School District

Know your school choice options in Washington.

In Washington your child can attend any school in your district (called intradistrict choice) or a neighboring district (interdistrict choice). Low-income students are eligible for scholarship funding to attend private schools.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind law, students attending a Title I school designated as "in need of improvement" have the right to attend a higher performing school in the district
GreatSchools Rating: 4 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
This district's rating is based on its schools' test results; 10 is best.
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601 South 8th Zip 98405
Tacoma, WA 98401
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PH: (253) 571-1010
FAX: (509) 836-6532
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yellow arrow Grades n/a
yellow arrow 2,121 students
yellow arrow 66 schools
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Helen B. Stafford Elementary School

I've been a teacher at Stafford for the last five years. I have worked all over Tacoma ...

Posted 27 days ago

Point Defiance

Pt. Defiance Elemantary School is horrible.Some teachers are good,but some are bad.the ...

Posted 42 days ago

Helen B. Stafford Elementary School

The teachers and the principal are excellent, well above the national average. The fron...

Posted 44 days ago

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