North Thurston High School

  • North Thurston High School serves 1,477 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • North Thurston High School operates within the North Thurston School District.
  • North Thurston School District's 80% graduation rate is equal to the WA state average of 80%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1477 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,477 students
North Thurston High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % North Thurston High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
North Thurston High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade North Thurston High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 18:1
North Thurston High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
North Thurston High School American Indian Students (1990-2015)
Asian
12%
7%
North Thurston High School Asian Students (1988-2015)
Hispanic
17%
22%
North Thurston High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
4%
4%
North Thurston High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
58%
57%
North Thurston High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
North Thurston High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
7%
7%
North Thurston High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups North Thurston High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.62 0.40
North Thurston High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
28%
39%
North Thurston High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
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.
8%
7%
North Thurston High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • North Thurston School District's student population of 14,748 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,728 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has declined by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,715 is less than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has declined by 20% over four years.
School District Name North Thurston School District
Number of Schools
Managed
21
4
Number of Students Managed 14,748 923
North Thurston School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
North Thurston School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $158 MM $12 MM
North Thurston School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $158 MM $11 MM
North Thurston School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,728 $12,785
North Thurston School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,715 $12,256
North Thurston School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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