Thompson Elementary School



Thompson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thompson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 15
K 36
1 43
2 36
3 25
4 34
5 25
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thompson Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Gadsden, AL in the Gadsden City School District. It enrolls 214 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thompson Elementary School is the 721st largest public school in Alabama and the 47,377th largest nationally. It has 11.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 214
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.12
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 47,377th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 721st out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 162nd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 709th out of 783

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Thompson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 108
(50%)
1,909
(49%)
 Male 106
(50%)
2,007
(51%)

Thompson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 156
(73%)
1,808
(46%)
 White 40
(19%)
1,619
(41%)
 Hispanic 14
(7%)
394
(10%)
 Two or More 4
(2%)
60
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Thompson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 175
(82%)
2,621
(67%)
 Not Eligible 35
(16%)
1,045
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(2%)
250
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Thompson Elementary School is ranked 606th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thompson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (83.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Thompson Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 177
2006 184
2007 187
2008 201
2009 196
2010 215
2011 231
2012 214

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.4
2006 13.1
2007 13.7
2008 14.7
2009 14.7
2010 13.7
2011 14.7
2012 11.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.90960451977401
2006 0.93478260869565
2007 0.9144385026738
2008 0.8407960199005
2009 0.96428571428571
2010 0.82790697674419
2011 0.83982683982684
2012 0.83644859813084

Compare Thompson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,180.0% 11.8:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 83.6%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thompson Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 214 11.8:1  
St James Catholic School
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - 08 113 8:1 2 miles
Litchfield Middle School
Gadsden, AL
Public 06 - 09 214 7.7:1 3 miles
East Gadsden Baptist Church Kindergarten
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - KG 95 6:1 3 miles
Donehoo Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 266 12.7:1 3 miles
Adams Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 349 11.9:1 3 miles
Mitchell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 401 13.7:1 3 miles
Floyd Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 359 11.6:1 4 miles
Episcopal Day School
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - 12 88 4:1 4 miles
Gadsden Middle School
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Public 06 - 09 534 13.7:1 4 miles
Highland Elementary School
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Public KG - 09 237 9.3:1 4 miles
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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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