Thurston Middle School

  • Thurston Middle School serves 563 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 44% (which is higher than the Oregon state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 54% (which is lower than the Oregon state average of 55%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Thurston Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Oregon for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Oregon state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Oregon state average of 38%.

School Overview

  • Thurston Middle School's student population of 563 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students563 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thurston Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,191 schools in Oregon (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thurston Middle School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (OR)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#497 out of 1191 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thurston Middle 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)
54%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thurston Middle 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 Ratio23:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
23%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
2%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
White
83%
62%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Hawaiian students in Thurston Middle 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%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thurston Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in OR.
Diversity Score0.300.55
This chart display the diversity score of Thurston Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thurston Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Oregon by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpringfield 19 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, OR Dept. of Education

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