Thompson High School

Tel: (205)682-5700
Grades 9-12
1,766 students
Thompson High School serves 1,766 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% 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 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

The student population of 1766 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,766 students
Gender % Thompson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Students by Grade Thompson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 16:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
12%
5%
Black
19%
34%
White
68%
57%
All Ethnic Groups Thompson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.49 0.32
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.
25%
52%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 28,932 students has grown by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $10,051 is less than the state average of $10,181. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
The district spending/student of $9,457 is less than the state average of $10,301. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
36
7
Number of Students Managed 28,932 3,026
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $279 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $262 MM $30 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $10,051 $10,181
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $9,457 $10,301
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Linda Nolen Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thompson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Linda Nolen Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • AlabasterThompson Middle School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 7-8 | 962 students1509 Kent Dairy Rd
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5710
    0.47-8962
  • PelhamLinda Nolen Learning Center
    Special Education School
    0.7 miles | Grades: PK-12 | 51 students2280 Highwy 35
    PelhamAL 35124
    (205)682-5800
    0.7PK-1251
  • AlabasterThompson Intermediate School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 4-5 | 953 students10019 Hwy 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5720
    0.74-5953
  • AlabasterThompson Sixth Grade Center
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6 | 512 students10111 Hwy 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5790
    0.76512
  • AlabasterChild Count Only
    1 miles1953 Municipal Way
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)663-8400
    1n/a

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