Holme Thomas School

Holme Thomas School serves 596 students in grades PK - 6.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 31%.
Holme Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

The student population of 596 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 38% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 596 students
Holme Thomas School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Holme Thomas School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Holme Thomas School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Holme Thomas School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.73 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 15:1
Holme Thomas School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
6%
3%
Holme Thomas School Asian Students (1988-2014)
Hispanic
11%
9%
Holme Thomas School Black Students (1988-2014)
Black
28%
15%
Holme Thomas School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
40%
69%
Holme Thomas School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
15%
3%
Holme Thomas School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Holme Thomas School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.73 0.24
Holme Thomas School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
85%
38%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 135,175 students has decreased by 15% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,088 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has grown by 34% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,807 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has grown by 26% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
250
3
Number of Students Managed 135,175 1,514
Philadelphia City   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,831 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $2,951 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,088 $12,967
Philadelphia City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,807 $12,300
Philadelphia City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is New Foundations Charter School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is New Foundations Charter School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brown Joseph H School (1.1 miles away)
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    (215)335-5650
    1.1KG-6534
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    PhiladelphiaPA 19152
    (215)961-2004
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    PhiladelphiaPA 19114
    (215)281-2604
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    PhiladelphiaPA 19136
    (215)624-8100
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