Thornton Township High School

Thornton Township High School serves 1,762 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the IL average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 50%.
Thornton Township High School operates within the Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1762 students has declined by 28% over five years.
The teacher population of 138 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,762 students
Thornton Township High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thornton Township High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 138 teachers
Thornton Township High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Thornton Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.25 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 18:1
Thornton Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
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 0.31
Thornton Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
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.
55%
47%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2014)
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.
n/a
3%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,861 students has decreased by 26% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $19,274 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
The district spending/student of $20,128 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has grown by 55% over four years.
School District Name Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 4,861 938
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 88%
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue $119 MM $11 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $124 MM $11 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $19,274 $11,118
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $20,128 $11,218
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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