Thompson Elementary School

6121 Tierwester
Houston, TX 77021
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thompson Elementary School serves 454 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thompson Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 49%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Texas state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 15:1.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thompson Elementary School's student population of 454 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students454 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Thompson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,999 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thompson Elementary School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#4225 out of 7999 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
49%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
11%
52%
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Black
88%
13%
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White
n/a
28%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.220.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
92%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thompson Elementary School is Debakey H S For Health Prof (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Kipp Spirit College Prep (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lockhart Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Houston Lockhart Elementary School Magnet School
    Math: 43% | Reading: 34%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 665 students
    0.6 miles
    3200 Rosedale St
    Houston, TX 77004
    (713) 942-1950
    0.6 PK-5 665
  • Houston Debakey H S For Health Prof Magnet School
    Math: ≥95% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 1%
    Grades: 9-12 | 890 students
    0.8 miles
    3100 Shenandoah St
    Houston, TX 77021
    (713) 741-2410
    0.8 9-12 890
  • Houston Legacy School Of Sport Sciences Charter School

    0.9 miles
    4301 Roseneath Dr
    Houston, TX 77021
    (512) 203-3747
    0.9 n/a n/a
  • Houston Foster Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 425 students
    1.0 miles
    3919 Ward St
    Houston, TX 77021
    (713) 746-8260
    1 PK-5 425
  • Houston Kipp Spirit College Prep Charter School
    Math: 33% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 441 students
    1.0 miles
    11000 Scott St
    Houston, TX 77099
    (832) 230-0562
    1 5-8 441

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