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Tacoma Public Schools

  • Schools
    65
  • Students
    29,700
  • Teachers
    1,602

Tacoma Public Schools is a public school district in Washington. They serve 29,700 students across 65 schools, and its teachers have had 2,277 projects funded on DonorsChoose.

  • Contact Tacoma Public Schools Contact data is sourced from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) annual survey process, so apologies if it's out of date!

  • (253) 571-1000
  • PO Box 1357
  • Tacoma, WA-1357

Tacoma Public Schools Students

62%
of students receive free or reduced price lunch We receive data about students' economic need from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) based on the Free or Reduced Price Lunch scale. Learn more.
Source: the National Center for Education Statistics
43%
of its student body are Black, Latino, Native American, or Asian Numbers may not add up to 100 due to NCES survey limitations.

Schools in districts that mainly serve students of color receive substantially less state and local support than similar districts that serve primarily white students. Learn more about this gap, why it exists, and how you can help close it.

Tacoma Public Schools Funding Data from the NCES School District Finance Survey

Tacoma Public Schools had a total revenue of $497.0 million in the 2016-17 school year. 34.4% came from local sources, 57.8% from state sources, and 7.7% from federal sources.

Tacoma Public Schools had a per-pupil revenue of $16,733 per pupil in the 2016-17 school year. 34.4% came from local sources, 57.8% from state sources, and 7.7% from federal sources.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics

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Tacoma Public Schools Support on DonorsChoose Last updated Dec 5, 2022

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Tacoma Public Schools

$1.3 million
raised using DonorsChoose
2,277
projects funded
517
teachers funded
6,314
donors
202
projects for basic supplies
193
projects for technology
547
projects for books
136
projects for art supplies

Tacoma Public Schools has received support from 4,349 individuals from Washington and 1,965 individuals out-of-state.

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Tacoma Public Schools Schools

Arlington Elementary School Baker Middle School Birney Elementary School Blix Elementary School Boze Elementary School Browns Point Elementary School Bryant Montessori School Community-Based Transition Program Crescent Heights Elementary School DeLong Elementary School Downing Elementary School Edison Elementary School Fawcett Elementary School Fern Hill Elementary School First Creek Middle School Franklin Elementary School Fresh Start Pgm at Tacoma Child Care Geiger Montessori School Giaudrone Middle School Grant Elementary School Gray Middle School Helen B Stafford Elementary School Henry Foss High School Hunt Middle School School of Industrial Design Engineering and Art (Idea) Hilltop Heritage Middle School Jefferson Elementary School Larchmont Elementary School Lincoln High School Lister Elementary School Lowell Elementary School Manitou Park Elementary School Mann Elementary School Mary Lyon Elementary School Mason Middle School McCarver Elementary School Meeker Middle School Mount Tahoma High School Northeast Tacoma Elementary School Oakland High School Point Defiance Elementary School Reed Elementary School Remann Hall Day School Roosevelt Elementary School Science & Math Institute - ELC Campus Science & Math Institute - Main Campus Sheridan Elementary School Sherman Elementary School Skyline Elementary School Stadium High School Stanley Elementary School Stewart Middle School Tacoma Business Academy Tacoma Online Tacoma School of the Arts - 1950 Building Tacoma School of the Arts - Ted Brown Music Tacoma School of the Arts Tacoma Virtual Learning Truman Middle School Wainwright Intermediate School Washington - Hoyt Elementary School Whitman Elementary School Whittier Elementary School Willie Stewart Academy Dr Dolores Silas High School
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