School Details

Lowell

810 North 13th St, Tacoma, WA 98403
(253) 571-1392
9

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-5 436 students 20 students/teacher (WA avg is 17)

Test Scores by grade

82%
55%
65%
82%
65%
73%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Tacoma School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
54%
63%
85%
64%
73%
81%
55%
62%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Tacoma School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

84%
58%
63%
90%
70%
73%
86%
53%
67%

Washington Measurements of Student Progress (MSP)

In 2011-2012 Washington used the Measurements of Student Progress (MSP) to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8, in writing in grades 4 and 7, and in science in grades 5 and 8. The MSP is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Washington. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.
  • This school in 2013
  • Tacoma School District average
  • Washington state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Lowell is a public elementary school in Tacoma. The principal of Lowell is Robert Dahl. 436 students attend Lowell and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 17% of the 436 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Lowell is 20:1. Annie Wright School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Cantonese
  • French
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish

Sports

  • P.E. classes
  • Yoga

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 72% 47%
Asian/Pacific Islander 7% 14%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 23%
Hispanic 5% 14%
Asian 4% %
Multiracial 12% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 1% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 17% 57%

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