Thompson School District

785 Riverside Drive
North Grosvenor Dale, CT 06255
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 935 students in Thompson School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in Connecticut.
Public Schools in Thompson School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the Connecticut public school average of 38%), and reading proficiency score of 39% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Connecticut public school average of 51% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (CT)
# Schools
3 Schools
1,001 Schools
# Students
935 Students
496,954 Students
# Teachers
68 Teachers
40,204 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1

District Rank

Thompson School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 196 school districts in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (CT)
#158 out of 198 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Thompson   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
22%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thompson   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
38%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thompson   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
70-79%
90%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Thompson   School District and public school graduation rate of CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.66
# American Indian Students
1 Student
1,260 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
n/a
# Asian Students
6 Students
25,944 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
76 Students
142,616 Students
% Hispanic Students
8%
29%
# Black Students
12 Students
61,808 Students
% Black Students
1%
13%
# White Students
816 Students
243,438 Students
% White Students
87%
49%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
494 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
24 Students
21,235 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
45
13,605
# Students in K Grade:
67
35,395
# Students in 1st Grade:
75
33,504
# Students in 2nd Grade:
65
35,507
# Students in 3rd Grade:
77
35,342
# Students in 4th Grade:
85
35,943
# Students in 5th Grade:
68
36,351
# Students in 6th Grade:
65
36,780
# Students in 7th Grade:
87
37,886
# Students in 8th Grade:
78
38,799
# Students in 9th Grade:
64
43,474
# Students in 10th Grade:
62
39,414
# Students in 11th Grade:
49
37,413
# Students in 12th Grade:
48
37,541
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,106 is higher than the state median of $25,998. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $26,239 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.
This School District
This State (CT)
Total Revenue
$25 MM
$12,920 MM
This chart display total revenue of Thompson   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$25 MM
$12,459 MM
This chart display total spending of Thompson   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$27,106
$25,998
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Thompson   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$26,239
$25,071
This chart display average spending per public school student in Thompson   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in CT by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Thompson School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Mary R. Fisher Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
785 Riverside Dr.
North Grosvenordale, CT 06255
(860) 923-9142
Grades: PK-4
| 414 students
Rank: #22.
Tourtellotte Memorial High School
(Math: 11-19% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
785 Riverside Dr.
North Grosvenordale, CT 06255
(860) 923-9303
Grades: 9-12
| 223 students
Rank: #33.
Thompson Middle School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 37%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
785 Riverside Dr.
North Grosvenordale, CT 06255
(860) 923-9380
Grades: 5-8
| 298 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Thompson School District?
Thompson School District manages 3 public schools serving 935 students.
What is the rank of Thompson School District?
Thompson School District is ranked #158 out of 196 school districts in Connecticut (bottom 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Thompson School District?
87% of Thompson School District students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Thompson School District?
Thompson School District has a student/teacher ratio of 14:1, which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 12:1.
What is Thompson School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $26,239 is higher than the state median of $25,071. The school district spending/student has grown by 6% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 935 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50% in CT)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CT Dept. of Education

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