Pleasant Glade Elementary School

Pleasant Glade Elementary School serves 591 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is lower than the WA average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 40%.
Pleasant Glade Elementary School operates within the North Thurston Public s School District.

Overview

The student population of 591 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 591 students
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Total Students (1988-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 32 teachers
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1988-2012)
Students by Grade Pleasant Glade Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.71 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 18:1 19:1
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1988-2012)
American Indian
1%
2%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
13%
7%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
22%
20%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
5%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Black (1988-2012)
White
46%
60%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.71 0.59
Pleasant Glade Elementary 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.
50%
37%
Pleasant Glade Elementary 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%
Pleasant Glade Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 13,988 students has grown by 2022% 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 (1987-2012)
District Total Revenue $174 MM $12 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $188 MM $11 MM
North Thurston Public s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $263,742 $12,260
North Thurston Public s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $285,818 $11,231
North Thurston Public s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Chinook Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is South Bay Elementary School (1.8 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
    0.5  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
    0.7  mi  |  162  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lacey North Thurston High School
    600 Sleater Kinney Rd Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98506
    (360)412-4805
    0.7  mi  |  1429  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Lacey South Bay Elementary School
    3845 Sleater Kinney Rd Ne
    Lacey , WA , 98506
    (360)412-4640
    1.8  mi  |  687  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Olympia Olympia Regional Learning Academy
    Alternative School
    2001 26th Ave Ne
    Olympia , WA , 98506
    (360)596-7730
    Alternative School
    2.2  mi  |  371  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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