Thurston Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2100 Park Ave.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Phone
(949) 497-7785
District
LAGUNA BEACH UNIFIED
County
ORANGE COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
721
Classroom Teachers
35

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 94.1% of CA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Thurston Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 41
Proficiency in Reading 77 46
Proficiency in Math 75 36

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 80 42
Proficiency in Reading 84 48
Proficiency in Math 76 36

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 73 41
Proficiency in Reading 81 47
Proficiency in Math 65.16 35

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.60
AVG FOR DISTRICT 21.24
AVG FOR STATE 23.63
AVG FOR NATION 16.54
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 232 32.2%
Grade 7 225 31.2%
Grade 8 264 36.6%
Total 721 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 82.1% 82.3% 25.2%
Black 1.6% 1.1% 6.1%
Hispanic 10.0% 10.7% 56.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 6.2% 5.5% 11.9%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.5% 0.6%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.4% 8.9% 58.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.0% 7.7% 49.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.4% 1.2% 8.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 29,477 39,536,653
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,283.2 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.0% 6.4%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.2% 19.7%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.3% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 34.2% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 26.3% 13.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 14,028 12,888,128
Single Parent Households With Children 4.6% 11.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.4% 82.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 64.9% 32.6%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 32.4% 17.6%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.7% 15.7%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.9% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.2% 16.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.4% 15.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 7.8% 12.6%
$15,000 or less 8.6% 10.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,213 $27,685,065 58.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $864 $2,596,320 5.5%
Staff $394 $1,183,970 2.5%
General Administration $246 $739,230 1.6%
School Administration $958 $2,878,790 6.1%
Operation $1,225 $3,681,125 7.8%
Transportation $473 $1,421,365 3.0%
Other $1,066 $3,203,330 6.8%
Total Support $5,226 $15,704,130 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,337 $4,017,685 8.5%
Total Expenditures $15,776 $47,406,880 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,628 $35,042,190,399 49.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $503 $3,132,694,832 4.4%
Staff $532 $3,313,420,819 4.6%
General Administration $92 $574,369,306 0.8%
School Administration $617 $3,842,972,574 5.4%
Operation $941 $5,861,130,775 8.2%
Transportation $229 $1,423,064,571 2.0%
Other $495 $3,082,557,570 4.3%
Total Support $3,410 $21,230,644,860 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,436 $15,165,585,439 21.2%
Total Expenditures $11,474 $71,439,433,283 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,336 $324,841,513,788 51.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $572 $29,350,053,799 4.7%
Staff $471 $24,151,307,291 3.8%
General Administration $200 $10,266,593,644 1.6%
School Administration $587 $30,091,720,454 4.8%
Operation $1,010 $51,800,394,937 8.2%
Transportation $464 $23,797,624,893 3.8%
Other $368 $18,843,845,750 3.0%
Total Support $3,673 $188,301,671,729 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,243 $114,972,145,768 18.3%
Total Expenditures $12,251 $628,114,952,936 100.0%