Thornridge High School

  • Thornridge High School serves 1,242 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≤1% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 31%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 14% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 36%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Thornridge High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 16:1.

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School Overview

  • Thornridge High School's student population of 1,242 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 103 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,242 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thornridge High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,544 schools in Illinois (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thornridge High School is 0.04, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall School Rank
66%
24%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≤1%
31%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
14%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
98%
17%
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White
n/a
49%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Thornridge High School and the percentage of White public school students in Illinois by year, with the latest 2004-05 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thornridge High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IL.
Diversity Score0.040.31
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Graduation Rate
62%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thornridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thornridge High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Illinois by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameThornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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