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North Thurston Public Schools is an above average, public school district located in Lacey, WA. It has 15,258 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 51% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
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North Thurston Public Schools Reviews
I couldn't agree more with Angela's review. At Meadows, you feel like a community. Your community. We too are a military family so for us, we move often. It is so nice to feel welcome each time we step foot in Meadows. They are always available should you have any concerns or needs. My son's teacher and para are amazing! My son truly looks forward to going to school every day. They're attentive to each child's needs. I've seen them first hand how they manage behavior issues and it's always with kindness and always with the intention to build the child up. I once asked if they had some sort of merit system like the Yelm school district. The response shocked me. They do not believe in merit systems where the child's lack of progress or regression is paraded to the entire class and therefore, humiliating the child and lowering their self esteem. Instead, they reward good behavior and reguide the children who need the extra help. Pure kindness and love.
I have attended numerous public schools over the years. Many were decent but more often than not their facilities were lacking, academics left much to be desired, and opportunities outside the classroom were limited. So when I began to attend the North Thurston Public School district I was very surprised at their facilities, academics, faculty, and more. It has been one of the best public school districts I have attended so far. I'm not saying it's perfect. Their food is not the healthiest and I feel like the music and arts division can be improved but overall I really enjoy going to a North Thurston school.
Variety of different schools in the district. Most diverse is River Ridge High School and least diverse is North Thurston High School. But, no matter where you are, there are great teachers willing to help and guide you through your high school careers!