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North Thurston High School
  • Public
  • LACEY, WA

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B+
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade B
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade B minus
  8. Sports
    grade B+
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C+

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North Thurston High School is an above average, public school located in LACEY, WA. It has 1,475 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 77% in reading.

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600 SLEATER KINNEY RD NE
LACEY, WA 98506
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
77%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1190
229 responses
Average ACT
27
38 responses
AP Enrollment
19%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$59,878
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,145
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$297,200
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
60%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 15 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 52 responses
  • The IRON RAM
    23%
  • School plays
    17%
  • Football games
    15%
  • Other clubs
    15%
  • Band concerts/parades
    10%
  • Homecoming Games
    6%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,475
Free or Reduced Lunch
41%
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$59,671
Teachers in First/Second Year
5.6%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$14,747 / year
National
$12,239
87%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 31 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 31 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 31 responses

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