Thompson 61 School District

424 3rd St
Thompson, ND 58278
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Thompson 61 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public schools serving 632 students in Thompson 61 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in North Dakota.
Public Schools in Thompson 61 School District have an average math proficiency score of 43% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 59% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
2 Schools
527 Schools
# Students
632 Students
119,760 Students
# Teachers
42 Teachers
9,943 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

Thompson 61 School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 168 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 80% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ND)
#34 out of 169 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Thompson 61  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
44%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thompson 61  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thompson 61  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Thompson 61  School District and public school graduation rate of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.10
0.46
# American Indian Students
3 Students
12,729 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
11%
# Asian Students
n/a
1,638 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
1%
# Hispanic Students
10 Students
7,212 Students
% Hispanic Students
2%
6%
# Black Students
2 Students
6,049 Students
% Black Students
n/a
5%
# White Students
598 Students
86,697 Students
% White Students
95%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
314 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
19 Students
5,121 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1
2,836
# Students in K Grade:
55
9,801
# Students in 1st Grade:
67
9,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
53
9,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
44
9,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
52
9,219
# Students in 5th Grade:
51
8,902
# Students in 6th Grade:
44
8,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
46
9,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
51
9,167
# Students in 9th Grade:
43
9,481
# Students in 10th Grade:
39
8,711
# Students in 11th Grade:
46
8,083
# Students in 12th Grade:
40
7,874
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $12,889 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,988. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $11,695 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (ND)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$8 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total revenue of Thompson 61  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$7 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total spending of Thompson 61  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$12,889
$17,988
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Thompson 61  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$11,695
$17,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Thompson 61  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Thompson 61 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Thompson Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
424 3rd St
Thompson, ND 58278
(701) 599-2765
Grades: PK-6
| 367 students
Rank: #22.
Thompson High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
424 3rd St
Thompson, ND 58278
(701) 599-2765
Grades: 7-12
| 265 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Thompson 61 School District?
Thompson 61 School District manages 2 public schools serving 632 students.
What is the rank of Thompson 61 School District?
Thompson 61 School District is ranked #40 out of 168 school districts in North Dakota (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Dakota school districts for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%), Highest graduation rate (Top 5%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Thompson 61 School District?
95% of Thompson 61 School District students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Thompson 61 School District?
Thompson 61 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 15:1, which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 12:1.
What is Thompson 61 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $11,695 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 2 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 5%
  • : ≥90% (Top 5% in ND)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 44% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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