Tumwater High School

  • Tumwater High School serves 1,257 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 91% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Tumwater 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Tumwater High School's student population of 1,257 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers56 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Tumwater High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,028 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Tumwater High School is 0.40, 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 School Rank (16-17)#740 out of 2028 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
51%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
8%
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Hispanic
13%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
76%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
8%
8%
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Diversity Score0.400.64
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Graduation Rate
94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTumwater School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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