Thomson

  • Thomson serves 345 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is approximately equal to the Massachusetts state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thomson placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Massachusetts for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the Massachusetts state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Massachusetts state average of 40% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Thomson's student population of 345 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students345 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thomson is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,666 schools in Massachusetts (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Thomson is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MA)
Overall Testing Rank#839 out of 1666 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
7%
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Hispanic
17%
20%
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Black
2%
9%
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White
71%
60%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
4%
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Diversity Score0.470.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorth Andover School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MA Dept. of Education

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