Thorsby High School

Thorsby High School serves 763 students in grades KG - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AL average of 16:1.
Minority enrollment is 18% 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.

School Overview

The student population of 763 students has declined by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 763 students
Thorsby High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Thorsby High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 66 teachers
Thorsby High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Thorsby High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.31 is less than the state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 16:1
Thorsby High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
12%
5%
Thorsby High School Black Students (1996-2014)
Black
5%
34%
Thorsby High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
82%
57%
Thorsby High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Thorsby High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2014)
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.
0.31 0.56
Thorsby High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
56%
52%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1998-2014)
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.
7%
6%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Chilton County School District's student population of 7,670 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $8,026 is higher than the state average of n/a. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
7
Number of Students Managed 7,670 3,026
Chilton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $62 MM n/a
Chilton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2010)
District Spending $64 MM n/a
Chilton County School District District Spending (1992-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,026 n/a
Chilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $8,206 n/a
Chilton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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  • JemisonJemison High School
    Grades: 8-12 | 789 students
    4 miles
    25195 Us Hwy 31
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4860
    48-12789
  • JemisonJemison Middle School
    Grades: 5-7 | 544 students
    4 miles
    1491 County Rd 44
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4840
    45-7544
  • JemisonJemison Elementary School
    Grades: KG-4 | 927 students
    4.6 miles
    1495 County Rd 44
    JemisonAL 35085
    (205)280-4820
    4.6KG-4927
  • ClantonW A Lecroy Career / Technical CenterVocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.2 miles
    2829 4th Ave North
    ClantonAL 35045
    (205)280-2920
    6.29-12n/a
  • MaplesvilleIsabella High School
    Grades: KG-12 | 674 students
    7.4 miles
    11338 County Rd 15
    MaplesvilleAL 36750
    (205)280-2770
    7.4KG-12674

School Reviews

I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO EVERYBODY. I THINK THORSBY HAS A WONDERFUL ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC PROGRAM.
- Posted by Parent, 08/03/09

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