Thompson

  • Thompson serves 489 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 62% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 68% (which is higher than the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thompson placed in the top 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40%.

School Overview

  • Thompson's student population of 489 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 45% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students489 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thompson is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Thompson is 0.56, which is less than 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 (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#521 out of 1666 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:1n/a
American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
15%
7%
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Hispanic
10%
20%
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Black
5%
9%
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White
64%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MA.
Diversity Score0.560.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thompson and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Massachusetts by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArlington School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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    0.7 miles
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    Somerville, MA 02144
    (617) 625-6600
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  • Medford Brooks School
    Grades: PK-5 | 502 students
    0.8 miles
    388 High Street
    Medford, MA 02155
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  • Arlington John A Bishop
    Grades: K-5 | 420 students
    1.2 miles
    25 Columbia Road
    Arlington, MA 02474
    (781) 316-3791
    1.2 K-5 420
  • Arlington Arlington High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,325 student
    1.3 miles
    869 Mass Avenue
    Arlington, MA 02476
    (781) 316-3591
    1.3 9-12 1,325

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