Thompson Elementary School

Thompson Elementary School serves 590 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is equal to the TX average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 71%.
Thompson Elementary School operates within the Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent School District.

School Overview

The student population of 590 students has grown by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 590 students
Thompson Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thompson Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 36 teachers
Thompson Elementary School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Thompson Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 16:1
Thompson Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
3%
4%
Thompson Elementary School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
72%
52%
Thompson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
8%
13%
Thompson Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
16%
29%
Thompson Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Thompson Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.41
Thompson Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
57%
53%
Thompson Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
10%
7%
Thompson Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent School District's student population of 26,347 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $11,402 in this district is less than the state average of $12,250. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $10,146 is less than the state average of $12,682. The district spending/student has declined by 11% over four years.
School District Name Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
41
3
Number of Students Managed 26,347 838
Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $296 MM $9 MM
Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $263 MM $10 MM
Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,402 $12,250
Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,146 $12,682
Carrollton-farmers Branch Independent   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Smith High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Long Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Huie Special Education Center (0.3 miles away)
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  • CarrolltonHuie Special Education CenterAlternative School
    Grades: PK-8 | 50 students
    0.3 miles
    2115 Frankford Rd
    CarrolltonTX 75007
    (972)968-5800
    0.3PK-850
  • DallasLong Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 756 students
    0.5 miles
    2525 Frankford
    DallasTX 75287
    (972)662-4100
    0.56-8756
  • CarrolltonBlanton Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 578 students
    0.8 miles
    2525 Scott Mill Rd
    CarrolltonTX 75006
    (972)968-1100
    0.8PK-5578
  • CarrolltonFurneaux Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 371 students
    0.9 miles
    3210 Furneaux Rd
    CarrolltonTX 75007
    (972)968-1800
    0.9PK-5371
  • CarrolltonDavis Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 555 students
    1 miles
    3205 Dorchester Dr
    CarrolltonTX 75007
    (972)968-1500
    1KG-5555

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