Thompson Elementary School



Thompson Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thompson Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 30
K 31
1 29
2 36
3 39
4 33
5 39
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 237 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thompson Elementary School is the 701st largest public school in Alabama and the 46,355th largest nationally. It has 16.7 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 237
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 14.23
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 46,355th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 701st out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 312th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 703rd out of 782

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Thompson Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 125
(53%)
1,825
(49%)
 Male 112
(47%)
1,883
(51%)

Thompson Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 169
(71%)
1,661
(45%)
 White 39
(16%)
1,402
(38%)
 Hispanic 27
(11%)
515
(14%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
88
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
7
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
35
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Thompson Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 190
(80%)
2,475
(67%)
 Not Eligible 37
(16%)
1,006
(27%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 10
(4%)
227
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Thompson Elementary School is ranked 529th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thompson Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. 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
2013 216
2014 229
2015 237

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
2013 13.7
2014 17.1
2015 16.7

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
2013 0.96296296296296
2014 0.82532751091703
2015 0.84388185654008

Compare Thompson Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,670.0% 16.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 84.4%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thompson Elementary School
Gadsden, AL
Public PK - 05 237 16.7:1  
St James Catholic School
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - 08 142 10:1 2 miles
Litchfield Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 202 12.6:1 3 miles
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Public PK - 05 288 16.5:1 3 miles
Adams Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 408 17.2:1 3 miles
Mitchell Elementary School
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Public KG - 05 383 16.7:1 3 miles
Floyd Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 336 15.6:1 4 miles
Episcopal Day School
Gadsden, AL
Private PK - 12 56 10:1 4 miles
Gadsden Middle School
Gadsden, AL
Public 06 - 08 449 16.6:1 4 miles
Highland Elementary School
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Public PK - 06 188 14.2:1 4 miles
Gaston High School
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Public KG - 12 592 16.7:1 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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