Thompson High School

Tel: (205)685-6700
Grades 9-12
1,792 students
  • Thompson High School serves 1,792 students in grades 9 - 12.
  • 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 Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,792 students
Gender % Thompson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Students by Grade Thompson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The school's diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.58. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio n/a 18:1
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
12%
6%
Black
21%
33%
White
65%
56%
Two or more races
1%
2%
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.
0.52 0.58
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%
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%

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 increased from 80% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,556 in this district is less than the state average of $9,717. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,361 is higher than the state average of $9,955. The district spending/student has grown by 9% over four years.
School District Name Shelby County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
37
6
Number of Students Managed 25,959 2,879
Shelby County School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 84% 74%
Shelby County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2015)
District Total Revenue $274 MM $28 MM
Shelby County School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $297 MM $29 MM
Shelby County School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $9,556 $9,717
Shelby County School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $10,361 $9,955
Shelby County School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View 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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