Thompson Middle School serves 1,457 students in grades 6-8.
Thompson Middle School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is equal to the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 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 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is equal to the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 6-8
- Enrollment: 1,457 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 47%
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 30% in AL
- Math Proficiency: 24% (Top 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 57% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Thompson Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Thompson Middle School's student population of 1,457 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 41% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Thompson Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thompson Middle School is 0.63, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#333 out of 1276 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Thompson Middle School's ranking?
Thompson Middle School is ranked #333 out of 1,276 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in Alabama.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 24% AL state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 46% AL state average).
How many students attend Thompson Middle School?
1,457 students attend Thompson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Thompson Middle School students are White, 22% of students are Black, 21% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thompson Middle School?
Thompson Middle School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 17:1.
What grades does Thompson Middle School offer ?
Thompson Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8
What school district is Thompson Middle School part of?
Thompson Middle School is part of Alabaster City School District.
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