Tacoma Public Schools

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February school construction bond measure

Building upgrades, school safety improvements would impact every neighborhood.

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New maritime skills center to bring expanded career, technical opportunities

Center will prepare students for well-paying jobs in maritime industry.

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Meet Theresa Strozier, the calm force in Whitman's front office

Office Coordinator Theresa Strozier uses her role as a parent to help problem-solve and support students and families.

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February 13, 2024 Election  

Proposition 1 renews our commitment to all Tacoma’s kids, investing in our neighborhood schools that benefit the entire community, by making sure children receive the best education in the safest environments we can give them.

Learn more about Prop. 1 

Every Student. Every Day.

See Something Say Something

The number one way to prevent school violence is to report it. Call 911 first, then notify your school.

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We're Hiring! New Hire Bonuses Available

We're continuing our hiring efforts by offering $250-$5,000 hiring bonuses.

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Beyond the Bell & Club B Activities

Tacoma Public Schools and community partners have come together to offer Beyond the Bell and Club Beyond. Choose from options offered before and after school, data days, and during school breaks.


Tacoma Flex for High School Students

 High school students can increase the flexibility in their schedule by taking two classes online while completing the rest of their classes in person.

Learn more and register for Flex classes

Free Tutoring for Grades 3-12

Students in grades 3-12 can access tutors through chat or a voice call without an appointment.

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School Improvements & Construction Projects

Thank you voters, for approving our 2020 bond measure to replace or renovate 8 more aging neighborhood schools across Tacoma. 

Construction Project

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Strategic Plan

This is the road map that drives our work to ensure the success of Every Student. Every Day.




Engaging Students

Measuring the Whole Child

Whole children know how to read, write and solve math problems. Whole children are also socially strong, emotionally resilient, advocators, and self-determined. Whole children know how to build quality relationships with each other as critical thinkers and learners.

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