PROFICIENCY 24% 33% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
31%McDuffie County

Thomson High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "McDuffie County" in Thomson, GA. There are a total of 1,182 students and 77 teachers at Thomson High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 16 to 1. There are a total of 662 free lunch students and 136 reduced lunch students.

Thomson High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 23.5%, which is 33% lower than the Georgia average.


Student/Teacher ratio16:1
Free lunch662
Reduced lunch136


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment70
Taking some courses40
Taking some courses (not tests)37
Passing some courses17
Passing no courses18

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 Thomson High School, there are a total of 70 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 40 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School23%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School20-24%

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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Thomson High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 47.1% 42.8% 42.9% 51.1%
African American 48.2% 49.8% 36.6% 15.9%
Asian 0.3% 0.4% 3.6% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.2% 4.0% 13.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.9% 2.7% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Thomson-mcduffie Middle School27%0.1Thomson, GA
Norris Elementary School28%1.7Thomson, GA
Thomson Elementary School32%1.9Thomson, GA
Dearing Elementary School42%6.2Dearing, GA
Harlem High School37%9.4Harlem, GA
Harlem Middle School37%9.7Harlem, GA
North Harlem Elementary School31%9.8Harlem, GA

Thomson demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)1,52716791
Median age34.036.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%54%55%
Speak English97%86%79%
Speak Spanish2%8%13%

Education level achieved in Thomson

Completed 8th grade67.8%82.3%84.3%
Completed high school67.0%81.0%83.0%
Completed some college32.4%57.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree16.0%36.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors10.5%29.4%30.3%
Completed masters3.8%11.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.3%1.3%
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Source: The Thomson 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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