Tacoma School Of The Arts

Claimed
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. have above average college readiness measures, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
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Academics
Test scores
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Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
21%
State avg: 72%
Details
8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
97%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 62%
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Equity
1/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Very concerning:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling far behind other students in the state, and this school may have large achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
63%
Black
15%
Hispanic
13%
Asian
7%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 20 :1
Students per counselor
319 :1
State avg: 821 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
92%
State avg: 93%
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18 Reviews
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4 0
3 0
2 0
1 0
Neighborhood
1102 A St
Tacoma, WA 98402
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