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Stadium High School


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Stadium is challenging and preparing all students for success after high school. Every student will take either a College in the High School (CiHS) course or an Advanced Placement (AP) course by graduation. We offer over 20 unique courses to choose from – every student can find classes to fit their individual interest and talents.

Stadium maintains College Board standards for all AP courses and has the highest AP test scores in the Tacoma Public School district. Additionally, courses like AVID and College Bound are ensuring students have the individual support they need to not only get into college, but to thrive in college.

College in the High School (CiHS) courses include:

Advanced Biology • Anatomy & Physiology  ​Calculus  Chemistry • Junior English  Senior English • Physics  Pre-Calculus • Physics  Swimming • Lifeguarding

Advanced Placement (AP) courses include:

Chemistry • Computer Science • Physics • Language/Composition • Seminar  Literature/Composition • French • Studio 2D Art • Calculus AB  Calculus BC • Statistics • US Government & Politics • US History • World History

The goal of Career & Technical Education (CTE) is to provide hands-on learning that prepares students for careers, high education, and employment. Stadium’s CTE classes take hands-on learning to the 21st century by offering classes that are relevant to our future workforce.

Stadium helps students discover their passions and explore their interests all while gaining valuable skills. In addition, most CTE courses can earn college credit. Explorer the Career & Technical Education Program Planner, or visit the Stadium College & Career Center​ for more information.

CTE courses offered at Stadium include: Business & Marketing, Advertising & Sales, Business Law, Entrepreneurship, Financial Algebra, Student Store, AP Psychology, Family Health, Nutrition & Wellness, ProStart Food Services, Computer Science, Game Design, Microsoft IT Academy, Tech Tools, Web Design, Engineering & Design, and Wood Technology.



The arts are alive and well at Stadium High School. Students are encouraged to express themselves, explore their passions, and hone their skills in our performing arts courses.

The Stadium Wind Ensemble has been selected to perform at the 2017 National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana. Out of the 250+ recorded auditions sent in, Stadium was chosen 1 out of 16 bands in the country to perform. This performance is one of the highest honors to be bestowed upon a band program. The students are working hard to perform their hour-long concert in Clowes Auditorium (Bulter University), a concert hall that seats 2200, as well as live streamed on the internet. In addition to practicing, the students are fundraising for the $66,000 trip.

Our performing arts include:

Theatre Production • Ballet • Modern Dance • Jazz Dance • Concert Choir • Treble Choir • Mixed Chorus • Jazz Choir • Concert Band • Cadet Band • Symphonic Band • Percussion Techniques • Orchestra Techniques • Chamber Orchestra​

athletic-excellence-photo.pngStadium has 19 interscholastic sports available for students who want to play sports. In addition to interscholastic sports, we offer Boys & Girls Lacrosse and Boys’ Water Polo at the club level. Stadium is member of the PCL 3A League. Our competitors include Bonney Lake, Spanaway Lake, Bethel, Lakes, Mount Tahoma, Lincoln, and Wilson high schools.

Our student athletes enjoyed great success this past fall season:

The Girls Cross Country team won the League Championship and placed among the Top 16 at State;

The Football Team had a winning record and earned a place in the first round of the playoffs

The Girls Soccer Team qualified and made it to the second round of the District playoffs;

The Girls Swim Team won the League and District Championships.  The swim team finished fourth at State;

The Boys’ Tennis Team was undefeated and won the League Championship.  Each of our varsity tennis players finished the season with an undefeated record;

The Volleyball Team earned a position at the District Tournament

Our athletes have earned All Area and All League recognition in Cross Country, Football, Girls’ Swimming, Boys’ Tennis and Volleyball.

Cara Moore, our Tennis Coach was voted Coach of the Year.

Thomas Ford, our Football Coach, was voted All Area Offensive Coordinator of the Year.

Our athletes work hard in the classroom. The following teams earned WIAA recognition for having team grade point averages above 3.0:

Cheer Squad • Boys Cross Country • Girls Country • Boys Golf • Girls Golf • Girls Varsity Swim & Dive • Girls Junior Varsity Swim & Dive • Boys Varsity Tennis • Boys Junior Varsity Tennis • Girls Varsity Volleyball • Girls Junior Varsity Volleyball • C Team Volleyball

We encourage you to spend time reading our homepage at to learn more about our requirements to participate in sports.​