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 25% over five years.
The teacher population of 150 teachers has grown by 40% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,802 students
Thornton Township High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 150 teachers
Thornton Township High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Thornton Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 20:1 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
Thornton Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
14%
24%
Thornton Township High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Black
85%
19%
Thornton Township High School Black Students (1988-2013)
Hawaiian
1%
33%
Thornton Township High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Thornton Township High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown IL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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
Thornton Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2013)
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%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2013)
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%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,990 students has decreased by 24% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $16,612 is higher than the state average of $10,546. The district revenue/student has grown by 24% over four years.
The district spending/student of $16,175 is higher than the state average of $10,416. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 4,990 932
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $107 MM $10 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $16,612 $10,546
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,175 $10,416
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District 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 Grades Students
  • HarveyBryant Elementary School
    14700 Main St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1390
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 345 students                      
  • HarveyWhittier Elementary School
    71 East 152nd St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)331-1130
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 286 students                      
  • HarveySandburg Elementary School
    14500 Myrtle Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-1351
    0.7 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 222 students                      
  • HarveyBrooks Middle School
    14741 Wallace St
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-6390
    0.7 mi | Gr. 7-8 | 512 students                      
  • HarveyLowell-longfellow Elementary School
    15636 Lexington Ave
    HarveyIL 60426
    (708)333-0478
    0.8 mi | Gr. KG-6 | 256 students                      

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