Thompson Elementary School

236 Goldenrod Ave
Gadsden, AL 35901
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thompson Elementary School serves 228 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thompson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thompson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Thompson Elementary School's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 13 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students228 students
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Total Classroom Teachers13 teachers
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School Comparison

Thompson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thompson Elementary School is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1011 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
8%
8%
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Black
75%
33%
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White
16%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.410.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGadsden City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thompson Elementary School is C I T Y Program (2.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Litchfield Middle School (2.5 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Gadsden Litchfield Middle School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 201 students
    2.5 miles
    1109 Hoke St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 492-6793
    2.5 6-8 201
  • Gadsden Adams Elementary School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 418 students
    2.6 miles
    919 Raley St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 492-4952
    2.6 PK-5 418
  • Gadsden C I T Y Program Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    2.6 miles
    435 E Chestnut
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 543-2489
    2.6 6-12 n/a
  • Gadsden Donehoo Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 269 students
    2.8 miles
    1109 E Broad St
    Gadsden, AL 35903
    (256) 546-3604
    2.8 PK-5 269
  • Gadsden Mitchell Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 353 students
    2.9 miles
    1501 Noccalula Rd
    Gadsden, AL 35904
    (256) 546-2711
    2.9 K-5 353

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