North Thurston Public Schools

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North Thurston Public Schools
Location
305 College Street, Lacey, WA, 98516-5390
United States
District information
Motto “Committed to Excellence: Providing every student the academic and life skills necessary to succeed in a diverse world."
Grades PK - 12
Established 1953
Superintendent Raj Manhas
Budget $128,000,000
Students and staff
Students 14,177
Teachers 804
Other information
Website Nthurston.k12.wa.us

North Thurston Public Schools, District No. 3 (NTPS) is a school district, providing educational services for Lacey and parts of unincorporated Thurston County, Washington, including the Nisqually Tribe Reservation. It is the 23rd largest school district in the state of Washington.

It is the most diverse and largest school district in the county with 21 schools, more than 14,000 students and 1,700 employees as of 2006. Enrollment is forecast to increase to 20,000 students by 2030.

Location[edit]

NTPS covers 74 square miles (191.7 km2) of land ([map]) in northeastern Thurston county.

Schools[edit]

High Schools (Grades 9-12)
High School Type Established Enrollment Mascot WIAA Classification
North Thurston[1] comprehensive 1955 1371 Rams 3A
River Ridge[2] comprehensive 1993 1153 Hawks 2A
South Sound alternative 2001 176 Bulldogs N/A
Timberline High School[3] comprehensive 1970 1700 Blazers 4A
Middle Schools
Name Type Established Enrollment Mascot
Chinook 7-8 1961 620 Warriors
Komachin 7-8 1992 709 Wolves
Nisqually 7-8 1967 574 Totems
Aspire 6-8 arts 2009 300 Firebirds
Elementary Schools
Name Grade Levels Established Enrollment Mascot Remarks
Chamber's Prairie K-6 2009 588 Wolf Elementary 13 named after historical settlers in the area
Evergreen Forest[4] P,K-6 1978 548 Bobcats Serves students living within the Nisqually reservation
Horizons K-6 1992 601 Hawks
Lacey K-6 1968 458 Husky pups "The Round School"
Lakes K-6 1964 645 Leopards
Lydia Hawk P,K-6 1959 403 Hawks Located in Tanglewilde
Meadows K-6 1986 467 Mustangs
Mountain View P,K-6 1957 738 Bobcats
Olympic View K-6 1970 610 Eagles Located in Thompson Place
Pleasant Glade P,K-6 1987 611 Panthers
Seven Oaks P,K-6 1990 643 Bulldogs Serves students living in Mushroom Corner
South Bay K-6 1953 725 Bruins
Woodland K-6 1981 507 Wildcats

Closed Schools[edit]

Student Demographics[edit]

2007 Student Diversity[5]
Ethnicity Percent
African American 6.3%
Hispanic 15.2%
White 55.9%
Native American 1.5%
Asian/Pacific Islander 10.6%
other 10.5%

References[edit]

  1. ^ "North Thurston High School / NTHS Overview". Nthurston.k12.wa.us. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 
  2. ^ "River Ridge High School / RRHS Overview". Nthurston.k12.wa.us. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 
  3. ^ "Timberline High School / THS Overview". Nthurston.k12.wa.us. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 
  4. ^ "Evergreen Forest Elementary / EFES Overview". Nthurston.k12.wa.us. 2014-12-09. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 
  5. ^ "Washington State Report Card". Reportcard.ospi.k12.wa.us. Retrieved 2016-02-07. 

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