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3002 S 72nd St

Tacoma, WA 98409

(253) 571-3200

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 350

Students Per Teacher: 18

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Arlington

We've had 2 really great teachers and 1 not so great one. The new principal is super friendly compared to the one before. She's awesome. I have concerns about the safety around the school. Someone needs to be watching the pick up area. There are too many close calls with the kids and speeders. Nobody ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/23/13

Great school has changed a lot over the years one of the best schools in tacoma

Posted by a parent on 03/18/13

My only complaint would be that the principal doesn't really engage with the parents or the children. It's really strange. He does engage with his staff though.

Posted by a parent on 04/15/10

This review pertains to the first grade program at Arlington Elementary during academic year 05-06. The teachers are truly devoted to their job; however school and district administration are not dedicated to the faculty. Our son is one of 29 students in the first grade, and the school has continued ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/07/06

This school definitely raised the standards for what I expect from teachers. My sons 3rd grade teacher Mr.Freeburg was an excellent example of leadership and success. He always pushed the students to help them excel and supported them in all areas. He was in contact with us anytime he had a question ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/21/03

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Test scores for Arlington

MSP* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Tacoma School District
* 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.

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Tacoma schools — Arlington is located at 3002 S 72nd St, Tacoma WA 98409. 3002 S 72nd St is in the 98409 ZIP code in Tacoma, WA The school district for Arlington is the Tacoma School District. Arlington is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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