Thornridge High School

15000 Cottage Grove Ave
Dolton, IL 60419
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Thornridge High School serves 1,119 students in grades 9-12.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 6-9% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Illinois state level of 14:1.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50% in IL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thornridge High School's student population of 1,119 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 80 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,119 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
80 teachers
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School Rankings

Thornridge High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,663 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thornridge High School is 0.12, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#3216 out of 3663 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
6-9%
32%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
5%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
94%
17%
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White
n/a
47%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.12
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Graduation Rate
(17-18)
76%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
43%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
20%
2%
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 2019-20 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thornridge High School's ranking?
Thornridge High School is ranked #3216 out of 3,663 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Illinois.
What schools are Thornridge High School often compared to?
Thornridge High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Thornton Fractnl So High School, Phillips High School, Thornwood High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
6-9% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% IL state average), while 6-9% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 32% IL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thornridge High School?
The graduation rate of Thornridge High School is 76%, which is lower than the Illinois state average of 87%.
How many students attend Thornridge High School?
1,119 students attend Thornridge High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
94% of Thornridge High School students are Black, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thornridge High School?
Thornridge High School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Illinois state average of 14:1.
What grades does Thornridge High School offer ?
Thornridge High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Thornridge High School part of?
Thornridge High School is part of Thornton TWP HSD 205 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,119 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Graduation Rate
    : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 6-9% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IL Dept. of Education

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