Thompson Elementary



Thompson Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thompson Elementary Students by Grade
PK 0
K 77
1 84
2 89
3 106
4 100
5 97
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thompson Elementary is a public elementary school located in Mesquite, TX in the Mesquite Independent School District. It enrolls 553 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thompson Elementary is the 2,339th largest public school in Texas and the 17,233rd largest nationally. It has 16.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 553
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 34.16
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 17,233rd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 2,339th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,078th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,544th out of 4,778

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Thompson Elementary Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 298
(54%)
12,493
(51%)
 Female 255
(46%)
11,995
(49%)

Thompson Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 296
(54%)
5,995
(24%)
 Hispanic 122
(22%)
13,908
(57%)
 White 95
(17%)
3,579
(15%)
 Two or More 21
(4%)
549
(2%)
 Asian 17
(3%)
312
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
117
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
28
(0%)

Thompson Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 258
(47%)
17,149
(70%)
 Not Eligible 234
(42%)
5,181
(21%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 61
(11%)
2,158
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Thompson Elementary is ranked 2,427th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thompson Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (57.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 938
2006 818
2007 862
2008 882
2009 686
2010 644
2011 588
2012 563
2013 572
2014 569
2015 553

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 18.7
2007 18.3
2008 19
2009 17.6
2010 16.7
2011 16.4
2012 17.3
2013 16.4
2014 16.4
2015 16.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.26972281449893
2006 0.31662591687042
2007 0.32482598607889
2008 0.35147392290249
2009 0.41253644314869
2010 0.44875776397516
2011 0.47108843537415
2012 0.50976909413854
2013 0.5472027972028
2014 0.55536028119508
2015 0.57685352622061

Compare Thompson Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,620.0% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 57.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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Public KG - 05 553 16.2:1  
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Private PK - 12 80 14:1 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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