Thurston Middle School



Thurston Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thurston Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 232
7 225
8 264
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thurston Middle School is a public elementary school located in Laguna Beach, CA in the Laguna Beach Unified School District. It enrolls 721 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 20.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 721
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 20.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 35

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Thurston Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 375
(52%)
1,011
(53%)
 Female 346
(48%)
907
(47%)

Thurston Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 574
(80%)
1,465
(76%)
 Hispanic 70
(10%)
194
(10%)
 Asian 42
(6%)
111
(6%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
115
(6%)
 Black 11
(2%)
23
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
4
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
6
(0%)

Thurston Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 653
(91%)
1,732
(90%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 58
(8%)
160
(8%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(1%)
26
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Thurston Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.4%) is significantly lower than the state average of 60.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thurston Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 695
2006 651
2007 651
2008 672
2009 683
2010 703
2011 724
2012 774
2013 962
2014 780
2015 721

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 20.1
2007 17.8
2008 19.9
2009 21.9
2010 N/A
2011 22.9
2012 24.2
2013 28.6
2014 23.4
2015 20.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.046043165467626
2006 0.059907834101382
2007 0.061443932411674
2008 0.066964285714286
2009 0.09809663250366
2010 0.13371266002845
2011 0.50138121546961
2012 0.10335917312661
2013 0.085239085239085
2014 0.079487179487179
2015 0.094313453536755

Compare Thurston Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,060.0% 20.6:1
 
2,138.2% 21.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 60.7%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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