Thomson High School

Thomson High School serves 1,171 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the GA average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 53% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 57%.
Thomson High School operates within the Mcduffie County School District.
Mcduffie County School District's 72% graduation rate is higher than the GA state average of 69%.

School Overview

The student population of 1171 students has grown by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,171 students
Thomson High School Total Students (1994-2014)
Gender % Thomson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 70 teachers
Thomson High School Total Teachers (1994-2014)
Students by Grade Thomson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 16:1
Thomson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1992-2014)
Hispanic
3%
13%
Thomson High School Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
49%
37%
Thomson High School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
47%
43%
Thomson High School White Students (1994-2014)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Thomson High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.54 0.40
Thomson High School Diversity Score (1994-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
56%
Thomson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
6%
Thomson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Mcduffie County School District's student population of 4,340 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 72% has increased from 58% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,457 is higher than the state average of $10,365. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $9,758 is less than the state average of $9,935. The district spending/student has declined by 9% over four years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,340 3,213
Mcduffie County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 69%
Mcduffie County School District Graduation Rate (1999-2014)
District Total Revenue $44 MM $36 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $41 MM $34 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,457 $10,365
Mcduffie County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,758 $9,935
Mcduffie County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Harlem High School (9.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Thomson-mcduffie Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Thomson Elementary School (1.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • ThomsonThomson-mcduffie Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1033 students
    0 miles
    1191 White Oak Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4300
    06-81033
  • ThomsonNorris Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 433 students
    0.8 miles
    511 Main St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4600
    0.84-5433
  • ThomsonThomson Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 511 students
    1.8 miles
    409 Guill St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4700
    1.82-3511
  • ThomsonMaxwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 662 students
    2.4 miles
    520 Mount Pleasant Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4800
    2.4PK-1662
  • DearingDearing Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 530 students
    6.3 miles
    500 Main St North
    DearingGA 30808
    (706)986-4900
    6.3PK-5530

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