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About This School

Derrick Thomas Junior Academy is a charter middle school in Kansas City. The principal of Derrick Thomas Junior Academy is Mr. Nehemiah Thomas, whose e-mail is Nehemiah.Thomas@Derrickthomasacademy.Org. 343 students attend Derrick Thomas Junior Academy and are mostly Black, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and White, non-Hispanic. 97% of the 343 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Derrick Thomas Junior Academy is 17:1. Alternative Resource Center is one of the nearest middle schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 90% 89%
Hispanic 6% 9%
White, non-Hispanic 3% 2%
Asian 0.6% %
Multiracial 0.3% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 97% 81%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (4 years ago)

    The discipline level and climate of learning at this school had really turned around over the last 2 years. I'd place it as one of the top middle schools in the district.

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