Thompson High School

1921 Warrior Parkway
Alabaster, AL 35007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 2,175 students in grades 9-12, Thompson High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,175 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 97% (Top 1% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thompson High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Thompson High School's student population of 2,175 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,175 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
120 teachers
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School Rankings

Thompson High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thompson High School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#761 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25%
29%
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27%
47%
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29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
18:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
19%
10%
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Black
23%
32%
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White
55%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Thompson High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
88%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
21%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thompson High School's ranking?
Thompson High School is ranked #761 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Thompson High School often compared to?
Thompson High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pelham High School, Chelsea High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 27% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thompson High School?
The graduation rate of Thompson High School is 97%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Thompson High School?
2,175 students attend Thompson High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Thompson High School students are White, 23% of students are Black, 19% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What grades does Thompson High School offer ?
Thompson High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Thompson High School part of?
Thompson High School is part of Alabaster City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,175 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 97% (Top 1%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25% (Top 50%)
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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