Thornton Township High School

15001 Broadway Ave

Harvey, IL 60426-2272

Grades: 9-12

1,802 students

Thornton Township High School serves 1,802 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 13:1.
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 1802 students has declined by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 150 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,802 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 150 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 12:1 13:1
Hispanic
14%
24%
Black
85%
19%
Hawaiian
1%
33%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.26 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.
80%
45%
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.
6%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,990 students has decreased by 24% over five years.
School District Name Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 4,990 932
Graduation Rate n/a% 88%
District Total Revenue $110 MM $10 MM
District Spending $107 MM $10 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,612 $10,546
District Spending / Student $16,175 $10,416
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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HarveyBryant Elementary School
    14700 Main St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1390
    0.4 mi | 345 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveyWhittier Elementary School
    71 East 152nd St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1130
    0.4 mi | 286 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveySandburg Elementary School
    14500 Myrtle Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-1351
    0.7 mi | 222 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • HarveyBrooks Middle School
    14741 Wallace St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-6390
    0.7 mi | 512 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HarveyLowell-longfellow Elementary School
    15636 Lexington Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-0478
    0.8 mi | 256 students | Gr. KG-6                      

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