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Thomson High School

Public | 9-12 | 1082 students

 
 

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4 stars


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Posted June 9, 2010

i love going to school everyday if anything all schools losing accreditation should come to our school we would love to help...:-D
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 25, 2007

The school is well disciplined and the faculty incorporates fun so that kids can still be kids
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 24, 2007

Thomson High School is all about learning and helping its students to make life steps and plans that affect their future.
—Submitted by a student


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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 91% in 2011.

217 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
88%

2009

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 84% in 2011.

209 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
89%

2010

 
 
94%

2009

 
 
97%
Science

The state average for Science was 93% in 2011.

217 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
93%

2010

 
 
91%

2009

 
 
93%
Social Studies

The state average for Social Studies was 80% in 2011.

217 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%

2010

 
 
80%

2009

 
 
91%
Scale: % at or above passing

About the tests


In 2010-2011 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT) in English language arts, math, science and social studies to students in grade 11. The GHSGT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass all parts of the GHSGT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

Writing

The state average for Writing was 95% in 2013.

219 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
91%

2012

 
 
91%

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
89%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered the Georgia High School Writing Test (GHSWT) to students in grade 11. The GHSWT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. Students must pass the GHSWT in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to pass the test.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

9th Grade Literature

The state average for 9th Grade Literature was 86% in 2013.

326 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
n/a
Algebra I

The state average for Algebra I was 30% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
American Literature

The state average for American Literature was 91% in 2013.

249 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
87%

2010

 
 
87%
Biology

The state average for Biology was 75% in 2013.

339 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
59%

2011

 
 
69%

2010

 
 
38%
Coordinate Algebra

The state average for Coordinate Algebra was 37% in 2013.

302 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%
Economics

The state average for Economics was 79% in 2013.

225 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
64%

2010

 
 
60%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a
Integrated Math I

The state average for Integrated Math I was 29% in 2013.

30 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
13%

2012

 
 
56%

2011

 
 
53%

2010

 
 
58%
Integrated Math II

The state average for Integrated Math II was 59% in 2013.

274 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
46%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
54%

2010

 
 
44%
Physical Science

The state average for Physical Science was 83% in 2013.

106 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
81%

2010

 
 
81%
U.S. History

The state average for U.S. History was 73% in 2013.

241 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
61%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
65%

2010

 
 
55%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013 Georgia administered End-of-Course Tests (EOCT) in 9th grade math levels 1 and 2, biology, United States history, physical science, American literature and economics. The EOCT is a standards-based assessment, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of Georgia. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Georgia Department of Education

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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 52% 37%
White 46% 44%
Hispanic 1% 12%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian 0% 3%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2010-2011

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1160 White Oak Rd
Thomson, GA 30824
Phone: (706) 986-4200

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