Thompson Middle School

24040 Hayes Ave.
Murrieta, CA 92562
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Thompson Middle School serves 1,533 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is higher than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 57% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thompson Middle School's student population of 1,533 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
1,533 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Thompson Middle School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
43%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
57%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
26:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
12%
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Hispanic
40%
56%
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Black
3%
5%
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White
43%
21%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thompson Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Thompson Middle School often compared to?
Thompson Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Shivela Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
43% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
How many students attend Thompson Middle School?
1,533 students attend Thompson Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
43% of Thompson Middle School students are White, 40% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thompson Middle School?
Thompson Middle School has a student ration of 26:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
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 Murrieta Valley Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 26:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 57%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 43%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 57%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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