Tumwater School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 14 public schools serving 6,814 students in Tumwater School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Washington.
Public Schools in Tumwater School District have an average math proficiency score of 57% (versus the Washington public school average of 50%), and reading proficiency score of 69% (versus the 61% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Tumwater School District are Black Lake Elementary School, Littlerock Elementary School and Michael T Simmons Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Tumwater School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Tumwater School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Washington for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Tumwater School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (WA)
# Schools
14 Schools
2,435 Schools
# Students
6,814 Students
1,115,276 Students
# Teachers
351 Teachers
60,332 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Tumwater School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 82% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (WA)
Overall District Rank
#47 out of 306 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Tumwater   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tumwater   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tumwater   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
84%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Tumwater   School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.46
0.64
# American Indian Students
34 Students
15,564 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
2%
# Asian Students
200 Students
85,277 Students
% Asian Students
3%
8%
# Hispanic Students
844 Students
257,522 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
23%
# Black Students
104 Students
48,223 Students
% Black Students
2%
4%
# White Students
4,919 Students
601,477 Students
% White Students
72%
54%
# Hawaiian Students
37 Students
12,086 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
1%
# Two or more races Students
676 Students
88,874 Students
% of Two or more races Students
10%
8%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
81
15,751
# Students in K Grade:
488
81,202
# Students in 1st Grade:
504
83,119
# Students in 2nd Grade:
447
83,362
# Students in 3rd Grade:
476
85,777
# Students in 4th Grade:
490
87,538
# Students in 5th Grade:
455
86,850
# Students in 6th Grade:
470
84,497
# Students in 7th Grade:
517
82,499
# Students in 8th Grade:
506
82,140
# Students in 9th Grade:
558
83,832
# Students in 10th Grade:
554
82,736
# Students in 11th Grade:
578
83,658
# Students in 12th Grade:
690
92,315
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,427 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,034. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $17,002 is less than the state median of $17,238. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (WA)
Total Revenue
$105 MM
$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of Tumwater   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending
$116 MM
$14 MM
This chart display total spending of Tumwater   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$15,427
$17,034
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Tumwater   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student
$17,002
$17,238
This chart display average spending per public school student in Tumwater   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Best Tumwater School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Black Lake Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
6345 Belmore-black Lake Road
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7350
Grades: K-5
| 405 students
Rank: #22.
Littlerock Elementary School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
12710 Littlerock Rd Sw
Littlerock, WA 98556
(360) 709-7250
Grades: K-5
| 291 students
Rank: #33.
Michael T Simmons Elementary School
Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1205 2nd Avenue Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7100
Grades: PK-5
| 699 students
Rank: #44.
Tumwater High School
Math: 53% | Reading: 82%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
700 Israel Road
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 709-7600
Grades: 9-12
| 1,257 students
Rank: #55.
East Olympia Elementary School
Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
8700 Rich Road
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 709-7150
Grades: K-5
| 528 students
Rank: #66.
Tumwater Middle School
Math: 57% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
6335 Littlerock Road Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7500
Grades: 6-8
| 711 students
Rank: #77.
Tumwater Hill Elementary School
Math: 58% | Reading: 65%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3120 Ridgeview St Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7300
Grades: K-5
| 422 students
Rank: #88.
A G West Black Hills High School
Math: 44% | Reading: 80%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
7741 Littlerock Road Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7800
Grades: 9-12
| 906 students
Rank: #99.
George Washington Bush Middle School
Math: 53% | Reading: 63%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2120 83rd Avenue Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7400
Grades: 6-8
| 780 students
Rank: #1010.
Peter G Schmidt Elementary School
Math: 53% | Reading: 62%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
237 Dennis Street Se
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 709-7200
Grades: K-5
| 596 students
Rank: #1111.
Secondary Options
Alternative School
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
7741 Littlerock Road Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-7760
Grades: 8-12
| 124 students
New Market High School
Alternative School
7299 New Market Street Sw
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 570-4500
Grades: 10-12
| 74 students
New Market Skills Center
Vocational School
7299 New Market Street Sw
Olympia, WA 98501
(360) 570-4500
Grades: 11-12
| 13 students
2801 32nd Avenue Sw
Olympia, WA 98512
(360) 709-3198
Grades: 6-12
| 8 students

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Tumwater School District
  • 621 LINWOOD AVE SW, TUMWATER, WA, 98512-8499
  • (360) 709-7000
  • tumwater.k12.wa.us
  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 6,814 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 28%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 30% in WA)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46

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