Fred D. Thompson Middle School (Closed 2016)

7824 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23225
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Fred D. Thompson Middle School served 483 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 49% (which was lower than the Virginia state average of 79%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 44% (which was lower than the Virginia state average of 79%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Virginia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment was 96% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Virginia state average of 51% (majority Black).

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students483 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Fred D. Thompson Middle School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (VA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
49%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
44%
79%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:115:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
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Asian
n/a
7%
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Hispanic
7%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
88%
22%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
4%
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Fred D. Thompson Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in VA.
Diversity Score
0.220.68
This chart display the diversity score of Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the public school average diversity score of Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
98%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
6%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fred D. Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRichmond City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, VA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fred D. Thompson Middle School is Huguenot High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Elkhardt Thompson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Elkhardt Thompson Middle School Math: 27% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 798 students
    0.1 miles
    7824 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 272-7554
    0.1 6-8 798
  • Richmond Huguenot High School Math: 70% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,349 student
    0.2 miles
    7945 Forest Hill Ave
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-7967
    0.2 9-12 1,349
  • Richmond Crestwood Elementary School Math: 79% | Reading: 75%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 563 students
    0.7 miles
    7600 Whittington Dr.
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 560-2710
    0.7 PK-5 563
  • Richmond Southampton Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 443 students
    0.7 miles
    3333 Cheverly Rd
    Richmond, VA 23225
    (804) 320-2434
    0.7 PK-5 443
  • Richmond Bon Air Elementary School Math: 86% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-5 | 642 students
    1.2 miles
    8701 Polk St
    Richmond, VA 23235
    (804) 560-2700
    1.2 PK-5 642
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