2013 Academic Indicators
- College Readiness Index
- Writing Proficiency
- Reading Proficiency
- Student/Teacher Ratio
- 09–12 Grades
- 1,056 Students
- 60 Teachers
2112 SOUTH TYLER ST
TACOMA, WA 98405
Phone: (253) 571-2300
District: Tacoma School District
At Foss, students have the opportunity to take International Baccalaureate course work and exams. The IB participation rate at Foss is 12 percent. The student body makeup is 52 percent male and 48 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 65 percent. Foss is 1 of 12 high schools in the Tacoma School District.
Rankings / Awards
This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.
Students / Teachers
These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.
|Total Minority Enrollment (% of total)||65%|
|Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total)||57%|
U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).
|Proficient in Reading||67%|
|Proficient in Writing||78%|
|College Readiness Index||10.8|
School profile information is based on government data.
|Grades Served||09 – 12|
|Receives Title I Funding||Yes|
This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.
|Proficient in Reading (district average)||74%|
|Proficient in Writing (district average)||78%|
|College Readiness (district average)||14.3|
Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.
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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.