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Thomas High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,308
Best High School in New York
#39
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (585)671-7520
 Location 800 FIVE MILE LINE RD
WEBSTER, NY 14580
Charter School No

Thomas High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 39th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Thomas High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White90.4%1,182
Black2.7%35
Hispanic4%52
Asian Pacific2.4%31
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.6%8

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 9.7%

9.2% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, THOMAS HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 89th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman321
Sophomore319
Junior347
Senior321
Total1,308

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White99% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiency.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 146th in New York

Students at Thomas High School scored an average 97% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is well above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 15.2% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 53rd in New York

499 out of 668 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (75%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 7% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 186th in New York

Thomas High School offers 19 AP courses. 47 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Thomas High School had 577 taking AP exams with a 425 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 60% percentile and slightly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 74% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 47% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 16%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 43%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0%0
Girls0.3%2
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%15
Boys1.5%10
Girls0.7%5
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0

Location

Thomas High School
800 FIVE MILE LINE RD
WEBSTER, NY
14580
(585)671-7520

10 out of 10 1

District

WEBSTER CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
WEBSTER, NY