Nisqually Middle School

8100 Steilacoom Rd Se
Lacey, WA 98503
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
2.00 5 1 (1 review)
Nisqually Middle School serves 799 students in grades 6-8.
Nisqually Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 39% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Nisqually Middle School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

Nisqually Middle School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
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School Comparison

Nisqually Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,039 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Nisqually Middle School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1363 out of 2039 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:117:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
8%
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Hispanic
20%
23%
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Black
6%
4%
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White
50%
54%
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Hawaiian
4%
1%
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Two or more races
13%
8%
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Diversity Score
0.690.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Thurston School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Nisqually Middle School is River Ridge High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Salish Middle School (2.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lydia Hawk Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Lacey Lydia Hawk Elementary School Math: 44% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 462 students
    0.5 miles
    7600 5th Ave Se
    Lacey, WA 98503
    (360) 412-4610
    0.5 K-5 462
  • Olympia Olympic View Elementary School Math: 55% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 549 students
    1.0 miles
    1330 Horne Ave Ne
    Olympia, WA 98516
    (360) 412-4660
    1 K-5 549
  • Olympia Meadows Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
    1.2 miles
    836 Deerbrush Dr Se
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (360) 412-4690
    1.2 PK-5 650
  • Olympia River Ridge High School Math: 31% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,363 student
    1.2 miles
    350 River Ridge Drive Se
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (360) 412-4820
    1.2 9-12 1,363
  • Lacey Seven Oaks Elementary School Math: 54% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 473 students
    1.3 miles
    1800 Seven Oaks Dr Se
    Lacey, WA 98503
    (360) 412-4700
    1.3 PK-5 473

School Reviews

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The faacilities in my experience with school are not aware or paying enough attention to the bullying issues and problems' I has a parent of three children who have attended this school,would not recommend it untill some teacher our more educated on not only bullying and harrasment issues,,,but also the children rights to not be afraid or threaten by there own teachers,Because they dont want others finding out or being aware they cant handle there classroom issues,,,,,
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