Thorsby High School

54 Opportunity Dr

Thorsby, AL 35171-7646

Grades: KG-12

854 students

Thorsby High School serves 854 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Thorsby High School operates within the Chilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 854 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 854 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 59 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Hispanic
11%
5%
Black
5%
34%
White
84%
57%
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.
0.28 0.31
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.
52%
52%
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.
9%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,663 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,511 is less than the state average of $9,620. The district revenue/student has grown by 27% over four years.
The district spending/student of $8,817 is less than the state average of $10,180. The district spending/student has grown by 30% over four years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 7,663 2,979
District Total Revenue $65 MM $29 MM
District Spending $67 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,511 $9,620
District Spending / Student $8,817 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Jemison High School (4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jemison Middle School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jemison Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • JemisonJemison Middle School
    25125 Us Hwy 31
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4840
    4 mi | Gr. 5-9 | 544 students                      
  • JemisonJemison High School
    25195 Us Hwy 31
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4860
    4 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 764 students                      
  • JemisonJemison Elementary School
    1495 County Rd 44
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4820
    4.6 mi | Gr. KG-4 | 914 students                      
  • ClantonW A Lecroy Career / Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2829 4th Ave North
    ClantonAL 35045
    (205)280-2920
    Vocational School

    6.2 mi | Gr. 8-12 | n/a students                      
  • MaplesvilleIsabella High School
    11338 County Rd 15
    MaplesvilleAL 36750
    (205)280-2770
    7.4 mi | Gr. KG-12 | 672 students                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended August 03, 2009 - I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO EVERYBODY. I THINK THORSBY HAS A WONDERFUL ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC PROGRAM. - Posted by Parent

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