Thomas Elementary School

  • Thomas Elementary School serves 661 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomas Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Thomas Elementary School's student population of 661 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students661 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Thomas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomas Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Thomas Elementary School is 0.32, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#270 out of 1277 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
77%
64%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
70%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
17%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thomas Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
81%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomas Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.320.61
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thomas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thomas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWashington Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Thomas Elementary School is Pine School (2.7 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Franklinton Pine School
    Grades: 6-12 | 714 students
    2.7 miles
    28315 Highway 424
    Franklinton, LA 70438
    (985) 848-5243
    2.7 6-12 714
  • Tylertown Dexter Elementary School
    Grades: K-6 | 61 students
    8.2 miles
    927 Highway 48 East
    Tylertown, MS 39667
    (601) 876-3985
    8.2 K-6 61
  • Franklinton Franklinton High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 851 students
    9.1 miles
    1 Demon Circle
    Franklinton, LA 70438
    (985) 839-6781
    9.1 8-12 851
  • Franklinton Franklinton Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 480 students
    9.3 miles
    345 Jaguar Drive
    Franklinton, LA 70438
    (985) 839-3580
    9.3 3-5 480
  • Franklinton Franklinton Primary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 513 students
    10.1 miles
    610 T.w. Barker Drive
    Franklinton, LA 70438
    (985) 839-5674
    10.1 PK-2 513

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