1200 L St Nw
Washington, DC 20005
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Thomson Elementary School serves 308 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Thomson Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in District Of Columbia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is approximately equal to the District Of Columbia state average of 32%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the District Of Columbia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the District Of Columbia state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the District Of Columbia state average of 89% (majority Black).

Top Rankings

Thomson Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in District Of Columbia for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Thomson Elementary School's student population of 308 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
308 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Thomson Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 212 schools in District Of Columbia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thomson Elementary School is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.50. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (DC)
Overall Testing Rank
#82 out of 212 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
11%
2%
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Hispanic
49%
17%
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Black
30%
68%
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White
7%
11%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.66
This chart display the diversity score of Thomson Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
60%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thomson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
7%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thomson Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in District Of Columbia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, DC Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 308 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 93%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in DC
  • Math Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.66 (Top 20%)

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