Birney



Birney Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birney Students by Grade
PK 31
K 61
1 78
2 67
3 73
4 63
5 51
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birney is a public elementary school located in Tacoma, WA in the Tacoma School District. It enrolls 424 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birney is the 697th largest public school in Washington and the 29,591st largest nationally. It has 13.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 424
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 29,591st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Washington: 697th out of 1,301
Student/Teacher Rank in Washington: 113th out of 1,263
Full Time Teacher Rank in Washington: 327th out of 1,263

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Birney Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 218
(51%)
10,254
(49%)
 Male 206
(49%)
10,661
(51%)

Birney Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 129
(30%)
4,259
(20%)
 White 126
(30%)
8,461
(40%)
 Black 85
(20%)
3,613
(17%)
 Two or More 37
(9%)
1,909
(9%)
 Asian 28
(7%)
1,891
(9%)
 Pacific Islander 15
(4%)
548
(3%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
234
(1%)

Birney Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 303
(71%)
11,837
(57%)
 Not Eligible 82
(19%)
7,513
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 39
(9%)
1,565
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 1,286 ranked schools in Washington, Birney is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birney students on free and reduced lunch assistance (80.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 47.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Birney Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 462
2006 369
2007 362
2008 368
2009 349
2010 331
2011 329
2012 388
2013 393
2014 444
2015 424

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.9
2006 16.7
2007 14.6
2008 14.8
2009 13.6
2010 13.6
2011 12.8
2012 15.5
2013 N/A
2014 13.3
2015 13.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.6038961038961
2006 0.69918699186992
2007 0.73756906077348
2008 0.78804347826087
2009 0.79369627507163
2010 0.61329305135952
2011 0.50151975683891
2012 0.74742268041237
2013 0.76081424936387
2014 0.79954954954955
2015 0.80660377358491

Compare Birney to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,390.0% 13.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,677.6% 16.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 80.7%
 

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Public PK - 05 424 13.9:1  
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Private PK - 08 168 18:1 2 miles
Tacoma Baptist Schools
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Private PK - 12 264 10:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 281 13.6:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 406 14.5:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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