Thomson Elementary School

Claimed
9/10
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Reviews
24
Grades
PK-5
Students
300
Type
Public
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, ... More

Academics
7/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Math
41%
State avg: 35%
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English
25%
State avg: 27%
Details
10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
57%
Asian
19%
Black
18%
White
3%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
10 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
295 :1
State avg: 304 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
86%
State avg: 82%
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24 Reviews
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Neighborhood
1200 L Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20005
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