Thompson High School

  • Thompson High School serves 1,792 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is equal to the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Thompson High School operates within the Shelby County School District.
  • Shelby County School District's 84% graduation rate is higher than the AL state average of 74%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1792 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,792 students
Thompson High School Total Students (2014-2015)
Gender %Thompson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers100 teachers
Thompson High School Total Teachers (2014-2015)
Students by GradeThompson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio18:118:1
Thompson High School Student Teacher Ratio (2014-2015)
Asian
1%
1%
Thompson High School Asian Students (2014-2015)
Hispanic
12%
6%
Thompson High School Black Students (2014-2015)
Black
21%
33%
Thompson High School Black Students (2014-2015)
White
65%
56%
Thompson High School White Students (2014-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Thompson High School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsThompson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.520.58
Thompson High School Diversity Score (2014-2015)
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.
26%
47%
Thompson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2014-2015)
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.
3%
5%
Thompson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2014-2015)

District Comparison

  • Shelby County School District's student population of 25,959 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 84% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,294 is higher than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,744 is higher than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has grown by 10% over four years.
School District NameShelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
6
Number of Students Managed25,9592,879
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate84%74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue$235 MM$28 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending$245 MM$29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student$10,294$9,721
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student$10,744$10,229
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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  • AlabasterThompson Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 1003 students
    0.4 miles
    1509 Kent Dairy Road
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)685-8100
    0.47-81003
  • AlabasterLinda Nolen Learning CenterSpecial Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 50 students
    0.7 miles
    10111 Highway 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)682-5800
    0.7PK-1250
  • AlabasterThompson Intermediate School
    Grades: 4-5 | 961 students
    0.7 miles
    10019 Highway 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)685-6200
    0.74-5961
  • AlabasterThompson Sixth Grade Center
    Grades: 6 | 456 students
    0.7 miles
    10111 Highway 119
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)685-9600
    0.76456
  • AlabasterChild Count Only

    1 miles
    1953 Municipal Way, Suite 200
    AlabasterAL 35007
    (205)663-8400
    1n/an/a

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