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Franklin-Pierce High School
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This school is rated about average in school quality compared to other schools in Washington. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, and this school has about average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students. Large disparities in suspension rates exist at this school, which is concerning.

ACADEMICS

4/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
Biology I
59%
State avg: 70%
Math
34%
State avg: 26%
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English
19%
State avg: 30%
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Equity

5/10

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.

Worth a deeper look:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing about as well as other students in the state, but this school may still have 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?... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

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White
47%
Hispanic
21%
Two or more races
10%
Black
9%
Asian
9%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%

Teachers & staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
21 :1
State avg: 19 :1
Students per counselor
403 :1
State avg: 425 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 91%
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Neighborhood

11002 18th Avenue East
Tacoma, WA 98445
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