Thomson High School in Thomson, GA - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    1,171
  • Type
    Public
  • Reviews
    153 3.3
  • Ranking

Thomson High School is a public school in Thomson, Georgia. It has 1,171 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 67% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 153 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.3 from 153 reviews
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    • Parent
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: Both my boys are in the band and it is a great organization
    • Parent
    • 3
    Teachers: Like in all school you have teachers there that want the best for the students and then on the other hand you have some there just to get a pay check.
    • Parent
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The school is okay in the area. It needs more discipline and structure.
    • High School Junior
    • 1
    Overall Experience: Never follow up with discipline.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: The teachers are great, and their intentions are good. However, disciplinary actions are only taken on certain students and the rules are too flexible.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.33 Thomson-McDuffie Middle School Public
3.33 Norris Elementary School Public
3.33 Thomson Elementary School Public
3.00 Maxwell Elementary School Public
3.33 Dearing Elementary School Public
2.66 Briarwood Academy Private
3.00 Harlem High School Public
3.66 North Harlem Elementary School Public
3.66 Harlem Middle School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Harlem High School 9 mi. 719
3.33 Grovetown High School 14 mi. 1,621
2.66 Glascock County Consolidated School 18 mi. 627
3.00 Greenbrier High School 18 mi. 1,701
3.66 Lakeside High School 22 mi. 1,598

Around Thomson High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Thomson High School United States Glascock County Consolidated School Greenbrier High School Grovetown High School Harlem High School Lakeside High School
African American 48.0% 15.0% 7.0% 14.0% 34.0% 14.0% 16.0%
White 47.0% 51.0% 89.0% 73.0% 43.0% 77.0% 67.0%
Hispanic 3.0% 25.0% 1.0% 5.0% 13.0% 3.0% 4.0%
Multiracial 1.0% 2.8% 2.0% 2.0% 5.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 3.0% 2.0% 0% 8.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 32.6%
Grade 10 26.0%
Grade 11 22.5%
Grade 12 18.9%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 42% Yes
  • 16% Not sure.
  • 42% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 29% Teachers
  • 25% Sports, resources, School activities, salad bar
  • 12% Art Class
  • 8% Band
  • 8% Getting out
  • 8% Electives/ if you just were put in one
  • 4% Leaving
  • 4% Lunch break / not for eating

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 21% Dress code
  • 13% Dress code and lack of discipline
  • 13% The rules that our new asst. principle made
  • 13% Lunch
  • 13% Teachers ability to teach/attitudes
  • 11% Restrooms
  • 11% Lack of consistency in the discipline.
  • 3% Good and dress code
  • 3% They do not take care of bullying problems

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 13 responses

  • 38% Dress code
  • 31% Hall of Fame recipient Ray Guy, from Thomson 1969
  • 23% The love of football
  • 8% The bullying

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 53% Strict
  • 18% Confusing
  • 18% Well prepared
  • 12% Unorganized

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 82% Keep your shirt tucked in! WEAR YOUR SCHOOL ID!
  • 18% Obey the rules

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 14 responses

  • 14% I love everything about this school.
  • 29% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 43% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 14% I hate everything about this school.