Thomson Elementary School

  • Thomson Elementary School serves 496 students in grades 2-3.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 31% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Georgia state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 73% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60%.

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School Overview

  • Thomson Elementary School's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 2-3
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomson Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thomson Elementary School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall School Rank#1055 out of 2,174 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
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Asian
n/a
4%
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Hispanic
2%
15%
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Black
69%
37%
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White
27%
40%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thomson Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in GA.
Diversity Score0.450.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMcDuffie County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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