Thompson High School

100 Warrior Dr
Alabaster, AL 35007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Thompson High School serves 1,981 students in grades 9-12.
Thompson High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 58% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thompson High School's student population of 1,981 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,981 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

Thompson High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thompson High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#259 out of 1270 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
21%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.580.59
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Graduation Rate
97%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAlabaster City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and elementary school to Thompson High School is Linda Nolen Learning Center (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thompson Middle School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alabaster Thompson Middle School Math: 58% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 954 students
    0.4 miles
    1509 Kent Dairy Road
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-8100
    0.4 7-8 954
  • Pelham Linda Nolen Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
    0.7 miles
    2280 Highwy 35
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 682-5800
    0.7 PK-12 49
  • Alabaster Thompson Intermediate School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 976 students
    0.7 miles
    10019 Highway 119
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-6200
    0.7 4-5 976
  • Alabaster Thompson Sixth Grade Center Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 497 students
    0.7 miles
    10111 Highway 119
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-9600
    0.7 6 497
  • Columbiana New Direction Alternative School
    Grades: 6-12
    1.6 miles
    701 Hwy 70
    Columbiana, AL 35051
    (205) 682-5910
    1.6 6-12 n/a

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