Thompson Sixth Grade Center

  • Thompson Sixth Grade Center serves 487 students in grades 6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 68% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 43%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 38%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Thompson Sixth Grade Center placed in the top 20% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

Top Placements

Thompson Sixth Grade Center places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

  • Thompson Sixth Grade Center's student population of 487 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thompson Sixth Grade Center is ranked within the top 20% of all 1,264 schools in Alabama (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thompson Sixth Grade Center is 0.53, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#171 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
43%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:118:1
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Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
14%
7%
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Black
17%
34%
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White
65%
55%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thompson Sixth Grade Center.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.33
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameShelby County School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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