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For the 2021 school year, there are 81 public schools serving 43,718 students in Thurston County, WA. Thurston County has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in Thurston County, WA are Olympia High School, Washington Middle School and Pioneer Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Thurston County, WA public schools have an average math proficiency score of 54% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 65% (versus the 61% statewide average). Schools in Thurston County have an average ranking of 10/10, which is in the top 10% of Washington public schools.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Thurston County Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Rank: #11.
    Olympia High School Math: 73% | Reading: 90%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    1302 North St Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-7000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,836 student
  • Rank: #22.
    Washington Middle School Math: 75% | Reading: 83%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    3100 Cain Rd Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-3000

    Grades: 6-8 | 804 students
  • Rank: #33.
    Pioneer Elementary School Math: 77% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    1655 Carlyon Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-6500

    Grades: PK-5 | 487 students
  • Rank: #44.
    Centennial Elementary Olympia Math: 77% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2637 45th Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-8300

    Grades: PK-5 | 528 students
  • Rank: #55.
    Jefferson Middle School Math: 70% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    2200 Conger Ave Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-3200

    Grades: 5-8 | 432 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Black Lake Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    6345 Belmore-black Lake Road
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7350

    Grades: K-5 | 405 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Boston Harbor Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7300 Zangle Rd Ne
    Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 596-6200

    Grades: PK-5 | 184 students
  • Rank: #6-86.-8.
    Madison Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1225 Legion Way Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-6300

    Grades: PK-5 | 258 students
  • Rank: #99.
    Aspire Middle School Magnet School
    Math: 69% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    5900 54th Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (360) 412-4400

    Grades: 6-8 | 303 students
  • Rank: #1010.
    Capital High School Math: 57% | Reading: 87%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2707 Conger Ave Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-8000

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,409 student
  • Rank: #1111.
    Mclane Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    200 Delphi Rd Sw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-6600

    Grades: PK-5 | 312 students
  • Rank: #1212.
    Horizons Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    4601 67th Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (360) 412-4710

    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
  • Rank: #1313.
    Reeves Middle School Math: 65% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    2200 Quince St Ne
    Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 596-3400

    Grades: 6-8 | 439 students
  • Rank: #1414.
    Rainier Senior High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    308 2nd St W
    Rainier, WA 98576
    (360) 446-2205

    Grades: 9-12 | 251 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Michael T Simmons Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1205 2nd Avenue Sw
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7100

    Grades: PK-5 | 699 students
  • Rank: #15-1615.- 16.
    Roosevelt Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1417 San Francisco Ave Ne
    Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 596-6700

    Grades: K-5 | 410 students
  • Rank: #1717.
    Olympia Regional Learning Academy - Montessori School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2400 15th Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-7730

    Grades: K-8 | 198 students
  • Rank: #1818.
    Thurgood Marshall Middle School Math: 66% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3939 20th Ave Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-7600

    Grades: 6-8 | 385 students
  • Rank: #1919.
    Littlerock Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    12710 Littlerock Rd Sw
    Littlerock, WA 98556
    (360) 709-7250

    Grades: K-5 | 291 students
  • Rank: #2020.
    Meadows Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    836 Deerbrush Dr Se
    Olympia, WA 98513
    (360) 412-4690

    Grades: PK-5 | 650 students
  • Rank: #2121.
    Griffin School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6530 33rd Ave Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 866-2515

    Grades: K-8 | 658 students
  • Rank: #2222.
    East Olympia Elementary School Math: 59% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    8700 Rich Road
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 709-7150

    Grades: K-5 | 528 students
  • Rank: #2323.
    Leland P Brown Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    2000 26th Ave Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-6800

    Grades: K-5 | 377 students
  • Rank: #2424.
    South Bay Elementary School Math: 67% | Reading: 64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3845 Sleater Kinney Rd Ne
    Olympia, WA 98506
    (360) 412-4640

    Grades: PK-5 | 850 students
  • Rank: #2525.
    Tumwater Middle School Math: 59% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6335 Littlerock Road Sw
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7500

    Grades: 6-8 | 711 students
  • Rank: #2626.
    Mckenny Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3250 Morse Merryman Rd Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-8400

    Grades: PK-5 | 376 students
  • Rank: #2727.
    Avanti High School Alternative School
    Math: 40-59% | Reading: ≥80%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1113 Legion Way Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-7900

    Grades: 9-12 | 138 students
  • Rank: #2828.
    Lakes Elementary School Math: 65% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    6211 Mullen Rd Se
    Lacey, WA 98503
    (360) 412-4600

    Grades: K-5 | 616 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Garfield Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    325 Plymouth St Nw
    Olympia, WA 98502
    (360) 596-6900

    Grades: PK-5 | 383 students
  • Rank: #29-3029.- 30.
    Tumwater Hill Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3120 Ridgeview St Sw
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7300

    Grades: K-5 | 422 students
  • Rank: #3131.
    Tumwater High School Math: 49% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    700 Israel Road
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 709-7600

    Grades: 9-12 | 1,257 student
  • Rank: #3232.
    A G West Black Hills High School Math: 45% | Reading: 81%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7741 Littlerock Road Sw
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7800

    Grades: 9-12 | 906 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Lackamas Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    16240 Bald Hill Rd
    Yelm, WA 98597
    (360) 894-6000

    Grades: PK-6 | 333 students
  • Rank: #33-3433.- 34.
    Lincoln Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    213 21st Ave Se
    Olympia, WA 98501
    (360) 596-6400

    Grades: K-5 | 278 students
  • Rank: #3535.
    George Washington Bush Middle School Math: 53% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    2120 83rd Avenue Sw
    Olympia, WA 98512
    (360) 709-7400

    Grades: 6-8 | 780 students
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