PROFICIENCY 41% 8% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%Alabaster City

Thompson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Alabaster City" in Alabaster, AL. There are a total of 1,792 students and 100 teachers at Thompson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 18 to 1. There are a total of 469 free lunch students and 69 reduced lunch students.

Thompson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 40.5%, which is 8% higher than the Alabama average.


Student/Teacher ratio18:1
Free lunch469
Reduced lunch69


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment259
Taking some courses259
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses155
Passing no courses107

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Thompson High School, there are a total of 259 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 259 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School20%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School61%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Thompson High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 66.8% 63.5% 57.4% 51.1%
African American 18.7% 17.6% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 1.2% 1.3% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 12.1% 15.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.1% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 2.3% 1.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Thompson Intermediate School42%0.5Alabaster, AL
Thompson Middle School41%0.6Alabaster, AL
Thompson Sixth Grade Center59%0.6Alabaster, AL
Meadow View Elementary School49%3.5Alabaster, AL
Helena Middle School60%4.3Helena, AL
Helena High School57%4.3Helena, AL
Helena Intermediate School56%5.2Helena, AL
Calera Middle School36%6.0Calera, AL
Pelham High School47%6.4Pelham, AL
Valley Intermediate School49%6.5Pelham, AL
Linda Nolen Learning Center20%6.5Pelham, AL
Montevallo Elementary School41%8.3Montevallo, AL

Alabaster demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,2829291
Median age37.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)64%57%55%
Speak English90%95%79%
Speak Spanish8%3%13%

Education level achieved in Alabaster

Completed 8th grade87.5%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school86.5%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college65.8%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.7%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors35.4%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters12.0%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.6%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Thompson High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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