700 Israel Road
Olympia, WA 98501
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Tumwater High School serves 1,094 students in grades 9-12.
Tumwater High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 49% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tumwater High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Washington for:

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School Overview

Tumwater High School's student population of 1,094 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,094 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

Tumwater High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Tumwater High School is 0.46, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.67. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#425 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
14%
25%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
72%
51%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
9%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Graduation Rate
96%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,094 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 96% (Top 5% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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