Thorsby High School

54 Opportunity Dr,

Thorsby, AL, 35171-7646

Tel: (205)280-4880
Grades: KG-12

933 students

Thorsby High School serves 933 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 42%.
Thorsby High School operates within the Chilton County School District.

Overview

The student population of 933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 933 students
Thorsby High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Thorsby High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Thorsby High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.30 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 15:1
Thorsby High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Thorsby High School Asian (2003-2012)
Hispanic
10%
5%
Thorsby High School Hispanic (1994-2012)
Black
4%
35%
Thorsby High School Black (1989-2012)
White
83%
58%
Thorsby High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Thorsby High School Sch Ethnicity Thorsby 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.
0.30 0.70
Thorsby High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
48%
51%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
9%
7%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,739 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 7,739 3,032
Chilton County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $29 MM
District Spending $67 MM $31 MM
Chilton County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,511 $9,620
Chilton County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,817 $10,180
Chilton County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (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 Students Grades
  • Jemison Jemison Middle School
    25125 Us Hwy 31
    Jemison , AL , 35085
    (205)280-4840
    4  mi  |  574  students  |  Gr.  5-9
  • Jemison Jemison High School
    25195 Us Hwy 31
    Jemison , AL , 35085
    (205)280-4860
    4  mi  |  725  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Jemison Jemison Elementary School
    1495 County Rd 44
    Jemison , AL , 35085
    (205)280-4820
    4.6  mi  |  866  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Clanton W A Lecroy Career / Technical Center
    Vocational School
    2829 4th Ave North
    Clanton , AL , 35045
    (205)280-2920
    Vocational School
    6.2  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Maplesville Isabella High School
    11338 County Rd 15
    Maplesville , AL , 36750
    (205)280-2770
    7.4  mi  |  695  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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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Did You Know?
Chilton County, AL 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 0.37, which is lower than the Alabama average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Chilton County is Chilton County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alabama or national school diversity statistics.