North Thurston High School

  • North Thurston High School serves 1,442 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (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 75% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • North Thurston High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.

Top Placements

North Thurston High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

School Overview

  • North Thurston High School's student population of 1,442 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,442 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • North Thurston High School is ranked within the top 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of North Thurston High School is 0.62, which is less 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#723 out of 2039 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
10%
7%
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Hispanic
19%
23%
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Black
3%
4%
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White
57%
55%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
9%
8%
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Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
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

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