Thompson Intermediate School

  • Thompson Intermediate School serves 958 students in grades 4-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 57% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Thompson Intermediate 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 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Thompson Intermediate School's student population of 958 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 4-5
Total Students958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thompson Intermediate School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thompson Intermediate School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#357 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
57%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
19%
7%
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Black
18%
34%
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White
59%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson Intermediate School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.590.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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