Tacoma Public Schools
Carla Santorno is the Superintendent of Tacoma Public Schools since 2011. She was Chief Academic Officer for Seattle Public Schools for three years. In 2011, Tacoma Public Schools graduation rate was 61.7%. As of 2020, the graduation rate has risen to 89.3 percent – the highest since the state began officially tracking the statistic 16 years ago. Carla recently announced that she will be retiring as Superintendent at the end of the 2021-2022 school year.