Dorothy Thompson Middle School



Dorothy Thompson Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Dorothy Thompson Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 164
8 138
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Dorothy Thompson Middle School is a public high school of the Progreso Independent School District located in Progreso, TX. It has 302 students in grades 7th through 9th. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.3 to 1.

Total Students: 302
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 26.72

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Dorothy Thompson Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 152
(50%)
427
(48%)
 Male 150
(50%)
456
(52%)

Dorothy Thompson Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 302
(100%)
883
(100%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 White 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Dorothy Thompson Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 291
(96%)
859
(97%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
7
(1%)
 Not Eligible 4
(1%)
17
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Dorothy Thompson Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (98.7%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Dorothy Thompson Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 316
2006 290
2007 274
2008 446
2009 465
2010 470
2011 290
2012 302

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.3
2006 11.4
2007 11.7
2008 21.8
2009 16.9
2010 14.7
2011 13
2012 11.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.96835443037975
2006 0.93103448275862
2007 0.91970802919708
2008 0.94394618834081
2009 0.90967741935484
2010 0.83191489361702
2011 0.9
2012 0.98675496688742

Compare Dorothy Thompson Middle School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,130.0% 11.3:1
 
1,418.4% 14.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 53.4%
 
This School 98.7%
 

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