Thurston High School

  • Thurston High School serves 1,364 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 61% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 37%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Thurston High School's student population of 1,364 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,364 students
This chart display total students of Thurston High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Thurston High School
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Thurston High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Thurston High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Thurston High School's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has increased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thurston High School is 0.42, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank#738 out of 1,194 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thurston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
61%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thurston High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thurston High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Thurston High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thurston High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
16%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thurston High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thurston High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
74%
63%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thurston High School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Thurston High School and the percentage of Hawaiian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Two or more races
9%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Thurston High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thurston High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.420.37
This chart display the diversity score of Thurston High School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
81%
78%
This chart display graduation rate of Thurston High School and public school graduation rate of Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thurston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thurston High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield SD 19 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Thurston High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
What happens when nearly half of a state's teachers call in "sick" for school? Learn about the turmoil between legislators and the teachers union in Wisconsin and how the rallies, protests, and fighting will set precedence for other budget-strapped states.
Millions of people struggle with mental health issues on a daily basis, but no one wants to think that these issues might affect children. As a parent, it is your responsibility to know what your child needs and to provide it. This includes identifying problem behaviors and seeking treatment when your child needs help.
Students all over the nation go hungry every day not because their schools don’t offer lunch, but because they refuse them to children with outstanding debts. Read on to learn about the horror that is lunch shaming and what can be done about it.