Of the school districts in Thurston County, North Thurston was the most diverse during the 2018-2019 school year. Only 50% of students identified themselves as white. The Rochester School District had the second highest proportion of minority students.
The Tenino School District was the most homogeneous district, with roughly 87% of its students being white.
Since the 2011-2012 school year, the diversity of students in Thurston County school districts has increased 6.6%. This growth comes predominantly from the increasing number of students reporting their race as Hispanic/Latino of Any Race(s) or Two or More Races.