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
Thornton Township High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 146 teachers
Thornton Township High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
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 0.95. 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 (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
4%
Thornton Township High School Asian (1992-2012)
Hispanic
11%
23%
Thornton Township High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
86%
19%
Thornton Township High School Black (1988-2012)
White
n/a
50%
Thornton Township High School White (1988-2012)
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 0.95
Thornton Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

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 5,202 775
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 n/a
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM n/a
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,612 $0
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,175 $0
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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
  • Harvey Bryant Elementary School
    14700 Main St
    Harvey , IL , 60426
    (708)331-1390
    0.4  mi  |  427  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Harvey Whittier Elementary School
    71 East 152nd St
    Harvey , IL , 60426
    (708)331-1130
    0.4  mi  |  276  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Harvey Sandburg Elementary School
    14500 Myrtle Ave
    Harvey , IL , 60426
    (708)333-1351
    0.7  mi  |  172  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Harvey Brooks Middle School
    14741 Wallace St
    Harvey , IL , 60426
    (708)333-6390
    0.7  mi  |  497  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Harvey Lowell-longfellow Elementary School
    15636 Lexington Ave
    Harvey , IL , 60426
    (708)333-0478
    0.8  mi  |  229  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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