Holme Thomas School

  • Holme Thomas School serves 594 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 63% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 32%.
  • Holme Thomas School operates within the Philadelphia City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 594 students has grown by 15% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-6
Total Students 594 students
Holme Thomas School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Holme Thomas School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 29 teachers
Holme Thomas School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Holme Thomas School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.75 is more than the state average of 0.25. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Holme Thomas School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
8%
4%
Holme Thomas School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
13%
10%
Holme Thomas School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
29%
15%
Holme Thomas School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
37%
68%
Holme Thomas School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Holme Thomas School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
13%
3%
Holme Thomas School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Holme Thomas School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown PA 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.
0.75 0.25
Holme Thomas School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
99%
41%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2015)
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
5%
Holme Thomas School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2009)

District Comparison

  • Philadelphia City School District's student population of 131,666 students has decreased by 14% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $20,020 is higher than the state average of $13,911. The district revenue/student has grown by 19% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $19,916 is higher than the state average of $13,599. The district spending/student has grown by 15% over four years.
School District Name Philadelphia City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
215
3
Number of Students Managed 131,666 1,497
Philadelphia City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $2,756 MM $21 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $2,742 MM $20 MM
Philadelphia City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $20,020 $13,911
Philadelphia City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $19,916 $13,599
Philadelphia City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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