Thompson Community Center (Closed 2013)

Thompson Community Center served 130 students in grades 7-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤20% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 37%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was ≤10% (which was lower than the Michigan state average of 64%) for the 2011-12 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment was 66% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the Michigan state average of 34% (majority Black).

School Overview

School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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Students by Grade This chart display the students of Thompson Community Center by grade.

School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2012-2013 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
≤20%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thompson Community Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(11-12)
≤10%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thompson Community Center and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Thompson Community Center and the public school average student teacher ratio of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Thompson Community Center and percentage of American Indian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Asian
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of Asian public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
n/a
8%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
Black
54%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of Black public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
34%
66%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of White public school students in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
11%
4%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson Community Center. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score
0.590.52
This chart display the diversity score of Thompson Community Center and the public school average diversity score of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Graduation Rate
(11-12)
≤10%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Thompson Community Center and public school graduation rate of Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thompson Community Center and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameVan Dyke School District
Source: 2012-2013 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thompson Community Center is Lincoln High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Lincoln Middle School (0.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Warren Lincoln Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 484 students
    0.5 miles
    22500 Federal Ave
    Warren, MI 48089
    (586) 758-8320
    0.5 6-8 484
  • Warren Lincoln Elementary School Math: 23% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 452 students
    0.6 miles
    22100 Federal
    Warren, MI 48089
    (586) 758-8342
    0.6 K-5 452
  • Warren Lincoln High School Math: ≤5% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 650 students
    0.6 miles
    22900 Federal Ave
    Warren, MI 48089
    (586) 758-8306
    0.6 9-12 650
  • Warren Mckinley Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 385 students
    0.9 miles
    13173 Toepfer Rd
    Warren, MI 48089
    (586) 758-8365
    0.9 K-5 385
  • Warren Kennedy Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK
    1.0 miles
    11333 Kaltz Ave
    Warren, MI 48089
    (586) 758-8349
    1 PK n/a
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