Thompson Middle School

1509 Kent Dairy Road
Alabaster, AL 35007
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Thompson Middle School serves 954 students in grades 7-8.
Thompson Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) 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 48% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Thompson Middle School's student population of 954 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students954 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

Thompson Middle School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Middle School is 0.59, which is equal to 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
#396 out of 1270 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
16%
8%
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Black
20%
33%
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White
59%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.590.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
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 to Thompson Middle School is Thompson High School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Linda Nolen Learning Center (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thompson Intermediate School (1.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Alabaster Thompson High School Math: 58% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,981 student
    0.4 miles
    100 Warrior Dr
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-6700
    0.4 9-12 1,981
  • Alabaster Thompson Intermediate School Math: 47% | Reading: 57%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-5 | 976 students
    1.0 miles
    10019 Highway 119
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-6200
    1 4-5 976
  • Pelham Linda Nolen Learning Center Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-12 | 49 students
    1.1 miles
    2280 Highwy 35
    Pelham, AL 35124
    (205) 682-5800
    1.1 PK-12 49
  • Alabaster Thompson Sixth Grade Center Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6 | 497 students
    1.1 miles
    10111 Highway 119
    Alabaster, AL 35007
    (205) 685-9600
    1.1 6 497
  • Alabaster Creek View Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 856 students
    1.6 miles
    8568 Highway 17
    Alabaster, AL 35114
    (205) 685-6100
    1.6 PK-3 856

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