Holme Thomas School

Holme Thomas School serves 515 students in grades PK-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 29%.
Holme Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

Overview

The student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 515 students
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 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 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.23. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Asian
8%
3%
Hispanic
13%
8%
Black
24%
16%
White
37%
71%
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.
0.76 0.23
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.
83%
34%
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
6%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 155,106 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 155,106 1,682
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $2,762 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PhiladelphiaBrown Joseph H School
    3600 Stanwood St
    PhiladelphiaPA 19136
    (215)335-5650
    1.1 mi | 559 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PhiladelphiaPollock Robert B School
    2850 Welsh Rd
    PhiladelphiaPA 19152
    (215)961-2004
    1.2 mi | 732 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • PhiladelphiaHancock John School
    3700 Morrell Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19114
    (215)281-2604
    1.5 mi | 504 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PhiladelphiaNew Foundations Charter School
    Charter School
    8001 Torresdale Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19136
    (215)624-8100
    Charter School

    1.5 mi | 915 students | Gr. KG-10                      
  • PhiladelphiaMeehan Austin Middle School
    3001 Ryan Ave
    PhiladelphiaPA 19152
    (215)335-5654
    2 mi | 601 students | Gr. 7-8                      

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Philadelphia, PA 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 0.02, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.25. The most diverse school in Philadelphia is Rhawnhurst School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.