Thompson High School

Thompson High School serves 1,774 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Thompson High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 1774 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 1,774 students
Thompson High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 103 teachers
Thompson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Thompson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Thompson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
1%
1%
Thompson High School Asian (1999-2013)
Hispanic
11%
5%
Thompson High School Hispanic (1991-2013)
Black
19%
34%
Thompson High School Black (1989-2013)
White
69%
57%
Thompson High School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Thompson High School Sch Ethnicity Thompson High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.48 0.31
Thompson High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
24%
52%
Thompson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
4%
6%
Thompson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,655 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
7
Number of Students Managed 28,655 3,045
Shelby County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
Graduation Rate 83% 72%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $269 MM n/a
District Spending $265 MM n/a
District Revenue / Student $9,903 $0
Shelby County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,734 $0
Shelby County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Linda Nolen Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thompson Intermediate School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linda Nolen Learning Center (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlabasterThompson Intermediate School
    10019 Hwy 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5720
    0.4 mi | 976 students | Gr. 4-5                      
  • AlabasterThompson Sixth Grade Center
    10111 Hwy 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5790
    0.5 mi | 488 students | Gr. 6                      
  • AlabasterLinda Nolen Learning Center
    Special Education School
    10111 Hwy 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5800
    Special Education School

    0.5 mi | 66 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • AlabasterThompson Middle School
    1509 Kent Dairy Rd
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5710
    0.7 mi | 959 students | Gr. 7-9                      
  • AlabasterShelby Co Institutional Ser Ctralt School Progs
    Alternative School
    601 1st St South
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5910
    Alternative School

    1.4 mi | n/a students | Gr. 6-12                      

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