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About us

Tacoma Public Schools offers a full continuum of services for students ages 3 through 21, living in the district, who qualify for special education. We provide special education services based on the needs of each individual student.​​​

For more information or to be directed to the appropriate staff, please contact us:

Preschool/Childfind Elementary Secondary Address
253-571-2610 253-571-1086 253-571-1224

Tacoma Public Schools
Special Education Department
601 S. 8th Street
Tacoma, WA 98401

NOTICE

Tacoma Public Schools Special Education Records for students who have left the Special Education program in 2010 & 2011, will be destroyed on January 31, 2020 per the Washington State Retention Schedule and WAC 392-172A-05235.

To obtain the records, the former student (if over 18) or guardian (if under 18) must pick them up at 608 S 8th Street, Room 116, Tacoma, or mail a signed letter to PO Box 1357 Tacoma, WA 98401-1357 Attn: Student Records requesting the records be mailed. In either case, photo ID is required. Please call 253-571-1076 or email RECORDS@tacoma.k12.wa.us.