Holme Thomas School

  • Holme Thomas School serves 624 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 45% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Holme Thomas School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 32%.

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School Overview

  • Holme Thomas School's student population of 624 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 62% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students624 students
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Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Holme Thomas School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,835 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Holme Thomas School is 0.76, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
9%
4%
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Hispanic
14%
10%
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Black
26%
15%
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White
35%
68%
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Two or more races
16%
3%
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Diversity Score0.760.26
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Holme Thomas School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pennsylvania by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePhiladelphia City School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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