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
Holme Thomas School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 46% Male / 54%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Holme Thomas School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Holme Thomas School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
8%
3%
Holme Thomas School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
13%
8%
Holme Thomas School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
24%
16%
Holme Thomas School Black (1988-2012)
White
37%
71%
Holme Thomas School White (1988-2012)
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 0.83
Holme Thomas School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
83%
34%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
n/a
6%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 147,349 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
253
3
Number of Students Managed 147,349 1,682
Philadelphia City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $2,671 MM $21 MM
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: 2012 (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
  • Philadelphia Brown Joseph H School
    3600 Stanwood St
    Philadelphia , PA , 19136
    (215)335-5650
    1.1  mi  |  559  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Philadelphia Pollock Robert B School
    2850 Welsh Rd
    Philadelphia , PA , 19152
    (215)961-2004
    1.2  mi  |  732  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Philadelphia Hancock John School
    3700 Morrell Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19114
    (215)281-2604
    1.5  mi  |  504  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Philadelphia New Foundations Charter School
    Charter School
    8001 Torresdale Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19136
    (215)624-8100
    Charter School
    1.5  mi  |  915  students  |  Gr.  KG-10
  • Philadelphia Meehan Austin Middle School
    3001 Ryan Ave
    Philadelphia , PA , 19152
    (215)335-5654
    2  mi  |  601  students  |  Gr.  7-8

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