Thompson Elementary School serves 429 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 bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic and Black).
- Grades: Prekindergarten-5
- Enrollment: 429 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
- Minority Enrollment: 98%
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50% in TX
- Math Proficiency: 20-24% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 30-34% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Thompson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Texas for:
Percent Eligible For Free Lunch
Thompson Elementary School's student population of 429 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Thompson Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thompson Elementary School is 0.20, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (TX)
Overall Testing Rank
#5514 out of 8079 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Thompson Elementary School's ranking?
Thompson Elementary School is ranked #5514 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 30-34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Thompson Elementary School?
429 students attend Thompson Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
89% of Thompson Elementary School students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thompson Elementary School?
Thompson Elementary School has a student ration of 17:1, which is higher than the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Thompson Elementary School offer ?
Thompson Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5
What school district is Thompson Elementary School part of?
Thompson Elementary School is part of Houston ISD School District.
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