Of the school districts in Thurston County, North Thurston was the most diverse during the 2020-2021 school year. Only 47% of students identified themselves as white. The Olympia and Rochester School Districts had the second highest proportion of minority students.
The Tenino School District was the most homogeneous district, with roughly 83% of its students being white.
Since the 2014-2015 school year, the diversity of students in Thurston County school districts has increased 5.4%. 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.