Thomson High School

  • Thomson High School serves 1,182 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower 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 58%.
  • 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 1182 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 77 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,182 students
Thomson High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Thomson High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 77 teachers
Thomson High School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Thomson High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.54 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (GA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 16:1
Thomson High School Student Teacher Ratio (1993-2015)
Hispanic
3%
14%
Thomson High School Black Students (2002-2015)
Black
49%
37%
Thomson High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
47%
42%
Thomson High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thomson High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
3%
Thomson High School Two Or More Races Students (2013-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Thomson High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown GA All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.41
Thomson High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
56%
57%
Thomson High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
11%
6%
Thomson High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mcduffie County School District's student population of 4,280 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 72% has decreased from 94% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $9,451 in this district is less than the state average of $10,007. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $9,076 is less than the state average of $9,869. The district spending/student has declined by 15% over four years.
School District Name Mcduffie County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
5
Number of Students Managed 4,280 3,306
Mcduffie County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 72% 69%
Mcduffie County School District Graduation Rate (2000-2010)
District Total Revenue $41 MM $33 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $33 MM
Mcduffie County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $9,451 $10,007
Mcduffie County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $9,076 $9,869
Mcduffie County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

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  • ThomsonThomson-mcduffie Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 951 students
    0 miles
    1191 White Oak Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4300
    06-8951
  • ThomsonNorris Elementary School
    Grades: 4-5 | 465 students
    0.8 miles
    511 Main St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4600
    0.84-5465
  • ThomsonThomson Elementary School
    Grades: 2-3 | 496 students
    1.8 miles
    409 Guill St
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4700
    1.82-3496
  • ThomsonMaxwell Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 648 students
    2.4 miles
    520 Mount Pleasant Rd
    ThomsonGA 30824
    (706)986-4800
    2.4PK-1648
  • DearingDearing Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 538 students
    6.3 miles
    500 Main St N
    DearingGA 30808
    (706)986-4900
    6.3PK-5538

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