Holme Thomas School

Holme Thomas School serves 587 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 30%.
Holme Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 587 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 21% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 587 students
Holme Thomas School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Holme Thomas School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Holme Thomas School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 15:1 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 23:1 15:1
Holme Thomas School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
7%
3%
Holme Thomas School Asian (1988-2013)
Hispanic
12%
9%
Holme Thomas School Hispanic (1988-2013)
Black
23%
16%
Holme Thomas School Black (1988-2013)
White
42%
70%
Holme Thomas School White (1988-2013)
Two or more races
16%
2%
All Ethnic Groups Holme Thomas School Sch Ethnicity Holme Thomas 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.
0.73 0.24
Holme Thomas School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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.
85%
36%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2013)
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.
n/a
5%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 152,045 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 152,045 1,528
Philadelphia City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,708 $12,476
Philadelphia City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,277 $11,944
Philadelphia City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PhiladelphiaBrown Joseph H School
    3600 Stanwood St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19136
    (215)335-5650
    1.1 mi | 538 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PhiladelphiaPollock Robert B School
    2850 Welsh Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19152
    (215)961-2004
    1.3 mi | 764 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PhiladelphiaHancock John School
    3700 Morrell Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19114
    (215)281-2604
    1.5 mi | 489 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PhiladelphiaNew Foundations Charter School
    Charter School
    8001 Torresdale Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19136
    (215)624-8100
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 1067 students | Gr. KG-11                      
  • PhiladelphiaMeehan Austin Middle School
    3001 Ryan Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19152
    (215)335-5654
    2 mi | 575 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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