North Thurston High School

North Thurston High School serves 1,429 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is equal to the state average of 40%.
North Thurston High School operates within the North Thurston Public s School District.
The school district's 76% graduation rate is lower than the WA state average of 77%.

Overview

The student population of 1429 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 68 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,429 students
North Thurston High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
North Thurston High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade North Thurston High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 19:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 19:1
North Thurston High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
North Thurston High School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
13%
7%
North Thurston High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
20%
North Thurston High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
North Thurston High School Black (1988-2012)
White
60%
60%
North Thurston High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups North Thurston High School Sch Ethnicity North Thurston High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.60 0.59
North Thurston High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
24%
37%
North Thurston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
7%
North Thurston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,988 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 76% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name North Thurston Public s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 13,988 969
North Thurston Public s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
Graduation Rate 76% 77%
North Thurston Public s School District Graduation Rate (2002-2009)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $12,482 $12,260
District Spending / Student $13,527 $11,231
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is South Sound High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chinook Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pleasant Glade Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Lacey Chinook Middle School
    4301 6th Ave Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98516
    (360)412-4760
    0.3  mi  |  616  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Lacey South Sound High School
    Alternative School
    411 College St Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98516
    (360)412-4760
    Alternative School
    0.5  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lacey Pleasant Glade Elementary School
    1920 Abernethy Rd Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98516
    (360)412-4620
    0.7  mi  |  591  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lacey Mountain View Elementary School
    1900 College St Se
    Lacey , WA , 98503
    (360)412-4630
    1.7  mi  |  725  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Lacey Lacey Elementary School
    1800 Homann Dr Se
    Lacey , WA , 98503
    (360)412-4650
    2.1  mi  |  464  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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