Mt Tahoma Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
12.9
Algebra Proficiency
1.7
Reading Proficiency
2.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,464 Students
  • 77 Teachers

Mt Tahoma
4634 SOUTH 74TH ST
TACOMA, WA 98409

Phone: (253) 571-3800

District: Tacoma School District

Overview

At Mt Tahoma, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Mt Tahoma is 25 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 62 percent. Mt Tahoma is 1 of 10 high schools in the Tacoma School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,464
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 62%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 46%
Full-Time Teachers 77

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Test Scores

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 52%
Proficient in Algebra 21%
College Readiness Index 12.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Mid-size City
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 8,372
Proficient in Reading (district average) 72%
Proficient in Algebra (district average) 24%
College Readiness (district average) 14.0

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

Nearby Schools

Mt Tahoma is 1 of 10 schools in the Tacoma School District.

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