Thomson Elementary



Thomson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thomson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 86
1 55
2 47
3 53
4 38
5 39
6 38
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thomson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Barstow, CA in the Barstow Unf School District. It enrolls 356 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thomson Elementary is the 4,755th largest public school in California and the 36,088th largest nationally. It has 26.4 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 356
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 13.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 36,088th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in California: 4,755th out of 6,171
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 4,269th out of 6,159
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 5,034th out of 6,159

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Thomson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 179
(50%)
1,769
(51%)
 Female 177
(50%)
1,679
(49%)

Thomson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 192
(54%)
1,820
(53%)
 Black 89
(25%)
472
(14%)
 White 47
(13%)
888
(26%)
 Two or More 18
(5%)
158
(5%)
 American Indian 4
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(1%)
33
(1%)
 Asian 2
(1%)
43
(1%)

Thomson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 326
(92%)
2,418
(70%)
 Not Eligible 21
(6%)
778
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 9
(3%)
252
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 6,072 ranked schools in California, Thomson Elementary is ranked 2,516th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thomson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (94.1%) is significantly higher than the state average of 58.5%. 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.

Thomson Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 315
2006 281
2007 305
2008 296
2009 365
2010 328
2011 309
2012 356

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.5
2006 17.6
2007 16.9
2008 18.5
2009 19.2
2010 N/A
2011 25.8
2012 26.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72698412698413
2006 0.86476868327402
2007 0.80983606557377
2008 0.84459459459459
2009 0.89315068493151
2010 0.93292682926829
2011 0.42718446601942
2012 0.94101123595506

Compare Thomson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
2,096.4% 21.0:1
 
2,640.0% 26.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 58.5%
 
This School 94.1%
 

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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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