Tumwater Middle School

6335 Littlerock Road Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Tumwater Middle School serves 589 students in grades 6-8.
Tumwater Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (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 67% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 50% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in WA
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Tumwater Middle School's student population of 589 students has declined by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
589 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Tumwater Middle 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 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Tumwater Middle School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#574 out of 2052 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
67%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
16:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
12%
25%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
67%
50%
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Hawaiian
1%
1%
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Two or more races
11%
9%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Tumwater Middle School's ranking?
Tumwater Middle School is ranked #574 out of 2,052 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Washington.
What schools are Tumwater Middle School often compared to?
Tumwater Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Jefferson Middle School, George Bush Middle School, Washington Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
57% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 50% WA state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 61% WA state average).
How many students attend Tumwater Middle School?
589 students attend Tumwater Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Tumwater Middle School students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tumwater Middle School?
Tumwater Middle School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Washington state average of 16:1.
What grades does Tumwater Middle School offer ?
Tumwater Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Tumwater Middle School part of?
Tumwater Middle School is part of Tumwater School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 589 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 67% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WA Dept. of Education

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