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|Thompson High School|
1921 Warrior Parkway
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Thompson High School is located in the city of Alabaster, Alabama.
Alabaster is a city and southern suburb of Birmingham in Shelby County, Alabama, United States. At the 2010 census, the population was 30,352. According to the 2013 Census Estimates, the city had a population of 31,342. Alabaster is the 16th largest city in Alabama by number of residents.
The school is named after Thomas Carlyle Thompson, who donated the land and most of the funds to build the original high school building which is now the intermediate center. Thompson High School's first official school day was October 3, 1921. The former site of Thompson High School was not established until the 1980s. It was part of the Shelby County School District, but as of July 1, 2013 has pulled out and joined the Alabaster City School System.
The Alabaster City School District is the school system of the Birmingham, Alabama, suburb of Alabaster. Alabaster City Schools serve 6,123 students and employ 684 faculty and staff. The district includes three elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school.
The school mascot is the Warriors. The school colors are red, white, and black. Thompson has approximately 2,000 students. It participates in 7A level sports in Alabama. The school's wrestling team, established in 2007, won five state titles in a row (four 6A & one 7A) from 2011 to 2016.The wrestling team won its sixth state title in 2018 (7A).
The Thompson High School Football team went 12–1 during the 2017 season; defeating Hoover High School to win the 7A Region 3 championship.The Warriors fell in the semi-finals against Hoover High School that year. The following year in 2018, Thompson's football team advanced to the AHSAA 7A Finals for the first time in over three decades.
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