District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

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District Student Progress

A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.

Academic Summary
Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.

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Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Teachers & Staff
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Reviews From Schools in Tacoma School District
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Parent / Guardian
June 25, 2022
My daughter had a wonderful experience at Stadium. She was able to take a variety of electives which shaped her social and emotional development. She had caring and rigorous teachers to challenge her... More
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Parent / Guardian
June 23, 2022
My son attended kindergarten at Skyline for a year. We had a great experience. The teachers and principal are great communicators. He left kindergarten reading, writing full complete sentences, and... More
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Parent / Guardian
June 10, 2022
The special education program is horrible never seen such a high turnover rate in staffing and absolutely no Consistency on the day to day task. Went through 2 different teachers and 5 different... More
Review for Boze