School Details

Thames Elementary School

Traditional Public School

2900 Jamestown Road

Hattiesburg, MS 39402

601-582-6655

Overview

Thames Elementary School serves 488 students in grades PreK-5. This school is a traditional public school and its 2019 accountability rating was B. Per student spending for this school is $10,988.

Grades

PreK

K

1

2

3

4

5

SpecialPreK

Performance

B

2019 Accountability Rating
Mississippi Department of Education

Funding

$

Tax-Funded
$10,988/Child

Demographics

Thames Elementary School serves 488 students. This high-poverty school body is 5.12% White and 87.09% African-American.

School

Teachers
Total: 41
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 75%
In-Field: 99% 
Principals
Total: 2
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 488

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 18
  •       K: 78
  •       Special Elementary: 43
  •       1: 67
  •       2: 70
  •       3: 54
  •       4: 82
  •       5: 55
  •       Other: 21

By Racial and Ethnic Composition:

  •       African-American: 87%
  •       White: 5%
  •       Two or More: 6%
  •       Other: 2%

District

Teachers
Total: 287
Student-Teacher Ratio: 8:1
Experienced: 70%
In-Field: 97% 
Principals
Total: 19
Experienced: 100%

Students
Total Enrollment: 3,698

By Grade:

  •       Pre-K: 77
  •       K: 323
  •       Special Elementary: 43
  •       1: 297
  •       2: 301
  •       3: 230
  •       4: 307
  •       5: 275
  •       6: 295
  •       7: 288
  •       8: 282
  •       9: 266
  •       10: 225
  •       11: 220
  •       12: 183
  •       Special Secondary: 65
  •       Other: 21

Community

Forrest County

Total Population: 74,897

  •       Males: 35,322
  •       Females: 39,575

Growth: -0.05%
Number of Households: 28,746
Median Income: $42,082

Race/Ethnicity Male Female Total % Change
Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian 21,567 22,777 44,344 -3%
Black or African American 12,689 15,625 28,314 4%
Asian-American 409 431 840 64%
Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander 35 27 62 -2%
Native American and Alaska Native 131 126 257 -1%
Hispanic American 1,173 1,051 2,224 -16%
Two or more races 491 589 1,080 22%


Performance

State Testing

Mathematics Proficiency: 23.4%
English Proficiency: 31.5%
Science Proficiency: 71.4%

Discipline

  • In-School Suspensions: 0
  • Out-of-School Suspensions: 0
  • Expulsions: 0
  • Referral to Law Enforcement: 0
  • School-Based Arrests: 0

Funding

Thames Elementary School is a traditional public school funded by local, state, and federal tax dollars. Per student spending for this school is $10,988.

Total

Per-student Spending: $10,988

State/Local

Per-student Spending: $9,161

Federal

Per-student Spending: $1,256

Overall Rating

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