Thompson High School



Thompson High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thompson High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 471
10 441
11 436
12 426

Thompson High School is a public high school of the Shelby County School District located in Alabaster, AL. It has 1,774 students in grades 8th through 12th. Thompson High School is the 13th largest public high school in Alabama and the 2,178th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,774
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.58

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Thompson High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 905
(51%)
7,169
(51%)
 Female 869
(49%)
6,810
(49%)

Thompson High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 1,216
(69%)
10,462
(75%)
 Black 329
(19%)
2,036
(15%)
 Hispanic 197
(11%)
1,094
(8%)
 Asian 19
(1%)
264
(2%)
 Two or More 12
(1%)
95
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
27
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thompson High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 1,255
(71%)
10,038
(72%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 443
(25%)
3,269
(23%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 76
(4%)
672
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thompson High School is ranked 81st out of 0 ranked schools in Alabama, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thompson High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (29.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 56.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thompson High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1486
2006 1566
2007 1650
2008 1694
2009 1747
2010 1770
2011 1762
2012 1774

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.2
2007 15.4
2008 16.4
2009 18.3
2010 16.6
2011 17.8
2012 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.19111709286676
2006 0.18582375478927
2007 0.21393939393939
2008 0.21369539551358
2009 0.25357756153406
2010 0.27627118644068
2011 0.32009080590238
2012 0.29255918827508

Compare Thompson High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,461.4% 14.6:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 29.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 56.7%
 

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