School of Industrial Design, Engineering and Art

Female IDEA student working in shop area

Every Student. Every Day.

Now Hiring: TPS Urgently Filling Classified Positions

Urgent hiring needs include assistant nurses (LPNs), substitutes, custodial staff, crossing guards, paraeducators and school support positions.

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Apply to IDEA

Is your 8th grader interested in the arts, sciences and engineering? Applications for the class of 2025 are available online

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Athletics & Activites

Tacoma Public Schools Athletic Department has partnered with FinalForms, an online forms and data management service. FinalForms allows you to complete and sign athletic participation forms for your students from your phone, tablet, or home computer.

Athletics & Activites

Advanced Programs

Our initial focus is a toolkit for staff providing resources and professional development to understand and address issues of equity and academic excellence across the district. Advanced Programs

Tacoma Technology Help Desk

Construction Project

Thank you voters, for approving our 2020 bond measure to replace or renovate 8 more aging neighborhood schools across Tacoma. Construction Project

Family Application

Learn how to register for the Family App. Pay for meals and fees using MySchoolBucks. Register for Beyond the Bell and Club Beyond before- and after-school activities. 
 

Family Application

COVID-19 Health and Safety

High school students can become student coaches with a $500 stipend

The elementary after school sports program has five seasons. Soccer is the first and begins Sept. 20. Students can coach for just one season or multiple seasons. Stipends are earned at the completion of a single season

Apply to Become a Student Coach

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