Tumwater Hill Elementary School

  • Tumwater Hill Elementary School serves 458 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the WA average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
  • Tumwater Hill Elementary School operates within the Tumwater School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 458 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 458 students
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Total Students (1991-2015)
Gender % Tumwater Hill Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Total Teachers (1991-2015)
Students by Grade Tumwater Hill Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School American Indian Students (1993-2013)
Asian
9%
7%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
13%
22%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
4%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
64%
57%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
1%
1%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
13%
7%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Tumwater Hill Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown WA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.40
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
26%
39%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
7%
Tumwater Hill Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2015)

District Comparison

  • Tumwater School District's student population of 6,192 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $12,066 in this district is less than the state average of $12,785. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,051 is less than the state average of $12,256. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Tumwater School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
4
Number of Students Managed 6,192 923
Tumwater School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $77 MM $12 MM
Tumwater School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $71 MM $11 MM
Tumwater School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $12,066 $12,785
Tumwater School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,051 $12,256
Tumwater School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • OlympiaThurs Co Juv Det/tumwater West EAlternative School
    Grades: 6-12 | 20 students
    0.8 miles
    2801 32nd Avenue Sw
    OlympiaWA 98512
    (360)709-3198
    0.86-1220
  • OlympiaMichael T Simmons Elementary School
    Grades: PK-6 | 684 students
    1 miles
    1205 S 2nd Avenue
    OlympiaWA 98512
    (360)709-7100
    1PK-6684
  • OlympiaGravity High School
    Grades: 11-13 | 326 students
    1.5 miles
    6005 Tyee Dr. Sw
    OlympiaWA 98512
    (360)426-1200
    1.511-13326
  • OlympiaLincoln Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 292 students
    1.5 miles
    213 21st Ave Se
    OlympiaWA 98501
    (360)596-6400
    1.5KG-5292
  • OlympiaTumwater Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 453 students
    1.8 miles
    6335 Littlerock Road Sw
    OlympiaWA 98512
    (360)709-7500
    1.87-8453

School Reviews

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
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.