Thornton Township High School

15001 Broadway Ave

Harvey, IL 60426-2272

Tel: (708)225-4101
Grades: 9-12

1,969 students

Thornton Township High School serves 1,969 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the IL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Thornton Township High School operates within the Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District.

Overview

The student population of 1969 students has declined by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 146 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,969 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
Students by Grade Thornton Township High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Thornton Township High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
11%
23%
Black
86%
19%
All Ethnic Groups Thornton Township High School Sch Ethnicity Thornton Township High School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.25 0.30
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
37%
23%
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
47%
26%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,202 students has decreased by 21% over five years.
School District Name Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 5,202 949
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $110 MM $10 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM $10 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,612 $10,546
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,175 $10,416
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Echo School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brooks Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bryant Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HarveyBryant Elementary School
    14700 Main St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1390
    0.4 mi | 427 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveyWhittier Elementary School
    71 East 152nd St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1130
    0.4 mi | 276 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveySandburg Elementary School
    14500 Myrtle Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-1351
    0.7 mi | 172 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveyBrooks Middle School
    14741 Wallace St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-6390
    0.7 mi | 497 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HarveyLowell-longfellow Elementary School
    15636 Lexington Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-0478
    0.8 mi | 229 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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Did You Know?
Harvey, IL public schools have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.25, which is lower than the Illinois average of 0.3. The most diverse school in Harvey is Homedale School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Illinois or national school diversity statistics.