Thompson Elementary School

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180 Mountain Ave

Arlington, MA 02474

(781) 316-3769

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 330

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Thompson Elementary School

Wonderful school with highly committed teachers. We love the diversity, and the more realistic environment this school provides for our children.

Posted by a parent on 07/13/12

Thompson is a gem. Except that it is going to be rebuilt over the next few years, it has everything going for it: principal, parents, teachers, community, diversity. We love our school.

Posted by a parent on 03/24/10

We loved this school. the teachers were great and the parents are very involved. The diversity is unparalled. Soon, they will will be giving it a major facelift which is important but not really the most important thing in my mind. My daughter got a good academic start.

Posted by a parent on 02/25/10

I went here as well as my daughter and soon new child. It's still the great community it was when I was young. Parents and teachers are very involved. The extra activites are fantastic!

Posted by a parent on 01/11/05

Volvo or not This Principal is amazing! We moved within Arlington with 2 kids in Thompson to another school district - and hurried back to Thompson after experiencing unexceptable behavior by the principal of one of the newly updated schools in the 'better' neighborhood. Arlington allows school choice ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/02/04

Thompson school needs major updating in appearance inside and out. It's ironic to observe when the principal drives a brand spanking new Volvo and parks it right in front of a very old and decrepit school. Other than that, the principal is very involved with the school. The parent involvement is unbelievably ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/06/04

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Test scores for Thompson Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Thompson Elementary School
Arlington Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Arlington schools — Thompson Elementary School is located at 180 Mountain Ave, Arlington MA 02474. 180 Mountain Ave is in the 02474 ZIP code in Arlington, MA The school district for Thompson Elementary School is the Arlington Public Schools. Thompson Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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