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 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (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
748
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to California

10

(10 is best)

Better than 93.7% 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 80 44
Proficiency in Reading 80 50
Proficiency in Math 79 39

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 76 44
Proficiency in Reading 81 51
Proficiency in Math 71 38

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 43
Proficiency in Reading 80 49
Proficiency in Math 78.62 36

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 20.05
AVG FOR DISTRICT 20.75
AVG FOR STATE 23.34
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 6 208 27.8%
Grade 7 256 34.2%
Grade 8 284 38.0%
Total 748 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 78.5% 79.9% 24.4%
Black 1.0% 1.0% 5.7%
Hispanic 12.9% 12.5% 56.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 7.2% 6.2% 12.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.4% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 11.4% 11.5% 59.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 10.2% 10.4% 52.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.2% 1.1% 7.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 28,775 39,557,045
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,252.6 250
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 3.8% 6.3%
5-19 YEARS OLD 14.2% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 21.1% 35.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 36.8% 25.1%
65 OR OLDER 24.1% 13.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 12,788 12,965,435
Single Parent Households With Children 6.0% 11.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.5% 82.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 66.8% 33.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 42.7% 19.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.2% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.6% 12.3%
$50,000 - $74,999 8.3% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 8.9% 14.9%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.3% 11.9%
$15,000 or less 6.1% 9.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $11,695 $35,295,510 51.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,202 $3,627,636 5.2%
Staff $757 $2,284,626 3.3%
General Administration $331 $998,958 1.4%
School Administration $1,096 $3,307,728 4.8%
Operation $1,430 $4,315,740 6.2%
Transportation $555 $1,674,990 2.4%
Other $1,127 $3,401,286 4.9%
Total Support $6,498 $19,610,964 28.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,741 $14,308,338 20.7%
Total Expenditures $22,934 $69,214,812 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,110 $44,207,610,675 49.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $715 $4,444,735,486 5.0%
Staff $719 $4,472,549,320 5.0%
General Administration $117 $729,380,980 0.8%
School Administration $789 $4,904,545,120 5.5%
Operation $1,125 $6,991,988,357 7.9%
Transportation $265 $1,645,794,048 1.8%
Other $639 $3,971,963,894 4.5%
Total Support $4,368 $27,160,605,411 30.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,836 $17,635,368,261 19.8%
Total Expenditures $14,315 $89,004,272,569 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%