Thompson Middle School

  • Thompson Middle School serves 1,032 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 66% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

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School Overview

  • Thompson Middle School's student population of 1,032 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 79 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,032 students
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Total Classroom Teachers79 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thompson Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thompson Middle School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#466 out of 2,236 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Jersey by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:112:1
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
n/a
16%
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White
93%
45%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.130.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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