Thomson High School

1160 White Oak Rd,

Thomson, GA, 30824-1077

Tel: (706)986-4200
Grades: 9-12

1,059 students

Thomson High School serves 1,059 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the GA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 56%.
Thomson High School operates within the Mcduffie County School District.
The school district's 69% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 66%.

Overview

The student population of 1059 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,059 students
Thomson High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Thomson High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Thomson High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Thomson High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
1%
12%
Thomson High School Hispanic (2001-2012)
Black
51%
37%
Thomson High School Black (1994-2012)
White
45%
44%
Thomson High School White (1994-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.54 0.83
Thomson High School Diversity Score (1994-2012)
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.
58%
51%
Thomson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Thomson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,222 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 69% has decreased from 94% over five years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
6
Number of Students Managed 4,222 3,449
Mcduffie County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 69% 66%
Mcduffie County School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $34 MM
Mcduffie County School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $45 MM $36 MM
Mcduffie County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,426 $9,939
Mcduffie County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,726 $10,367
Mcduffie County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Harlem High School (9.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Thomson-mcduffie Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomson Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Thomson Thomson-mcduffie Middle School
    1191 White Oak Rd
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4300
    0  mi  |  1012  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Thomson Norris Elementary School
    511 Main St
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4600
    0.8  mi  |  509  students  |  Gr.  4-5
  • Thomson Thomson Elementary School
    409 Guill St
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4700
    1.8  mi  |  472  students  |  Gr.  2-3
  • Thomson Maxwell Elementary School
    520 Mount Pleasant Rd
    Thomson , GA , 30824
    (706)986-4800
    2.4  mi  |  701  students  |  Gr.  PK-1
  • Dearing Dearing Elementary School
    500 Main St North
    Dearing , GA , 30808
    (706)986-4900
    6.3  mi  |  469  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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Georgia public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.83, which is higher than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse school district in Georgia is Appling County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Georgia or national school diversity statistics.