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The district completed a major overhaul of our data warehouse. Why? ...to build a solid foundation supporting reliable reports for many years. Our new reports show data from the 2018 school year and beyond using new tools to visualize the data. Legacy reports show older data using older tools. The improved benchmarks should give you a better picture of how we're doing and help us make better data-driven decisions for Tacoma students.
The Tacoma Public Schools Board of Directors adopted a strategic plan with four broad goals. The first goal addresses academic excellence, and a component of this goal tasks Tacoma schools to improve graduation rates.
Specifically the board wants to see improvement in these four areas:
Our high schools have adopted strategies to assist students who are struggling to meet new rigorous state standards known as the Common Core State Standards. In fact, Tacoma’s graduation rates have already improved thanks to increased time for tutoring and instruction, seminar/study periods, communicating and working with families and community partners, and new data tracking and analysis systems.
A large contingent of community partners – known as Graduate Tacoma – along with Tacoma Public Schools set a goal of an 85% graduation rate by 2020 – a goal we reached four years early in 2016.
Tacoma’s graduation rate for 2019 reached 89.8 percent – the highest since the state began officially tracking the statistic in 2003, according to data submitted to the state by Tacoma Public Schools. Learn more...
Our current reports show data from the 2018 school year and beyond using improved reporting tools. Legacy reports show older data using older tools.
This benchmark displays the percentage of students who graduated from Tacoma Public Schools. Three distinct categories of students can be viewed.
Learn how to use the views and filters to fine-tune the report for your needs...
The state-mandated P210 Report determines which schools and programs are included in graduation rate calculations.
Schools and programs included:*
* In 2014 one single student who dropped out from Truman Middle School in 2014, is included in that year's data..
Schools and programs explicitly not included by the state:
In calculating a percentage, the numerator is divided by the demoninator.
Depending on the chart, the
numerator is the number of students flagged as either Graduated, Dropped Out or Continuing.
denominator is the total number of students in the cohort group for the specific year.
Official results from the state are typically available in January or February.
Data Warehouse with data from the state P210 Enrollment report.
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