Thompson Elementary



Thompson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thompson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 69
K 50
1 91
2 79
3 85
4 68
5 58
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thompson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 500 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thompson Elementary is the 2,838th largest public school in Texas and the 21,925th largest nationally. It has 15.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 500
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 31.52
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 21,925th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,838th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,790th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,961st out of 4,778

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Thompson Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 251
(50%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 249
(50%)
82,642
(49%)

Thompson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 433
(87%)
40,163
(24%)
 Hispanic 49
(10%)
104,021
(62%)
 White 11
(2%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 5
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
6,226
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
130
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

Thompson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 459
(92%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 41
(8%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Thompson Elementary is ranked 1,405th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thompson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.8%) is significantly higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 700
2006 615
2007 624
2008 640
2009 618
2010 659
2011 619
2012 620
2013 561
2014 541
2015 500

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16
2006 15.2
2007 16
2008 16.4
2009 15.4
2010 16.5
2011 16.9
2012 16.3
2013 16.2
2014 15.9
2015 15.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.92
2006 0.55447154471545
2007 0.56730769230769
2008 0.571875
2009 0.5631067961165
2010 0.46585735963581
2011 0.44426494345719
2012 0.92258064516129
2013 0.92869875222816
2014 0.75415896487985
2015 0.918

Compare Thompson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,590.0% 15.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 91.8%
 

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Public PK - 05 500 15.9:1  
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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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