Stories behind the data...

Broadway Center, TPS partnership aids special needs students

Educating Tacoma’s youth requires engagement from parents, community and staff. The Broadway Center’s LENS program is one of more than 40 formal partnerships with community organizations that provide extra support services to students. Read how LENS (Learning Empathy, Negotiation, Sense of Self) helped an autistic high school student thrive at school and with horse rescue work.

Schools can't do it​​ alone: How community partners boost our students


The number of registered volunteers.

Community Partners

The number of expanded learning opportunities created with partner organizations.

Community-Based Organizations

The number of community-based organizations and youth serving organizations in formal partnerships with district.


The number of businesses, higher education institutions and partner organizations supporting the district via donations.