1886 Nh Rte. 175
Thornton, NH 03285
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Thornton Central School serves 205 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Thornton Central School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New Hampshire for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 48%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of 56%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New Hampshire state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Hampshire state average of 14% (majority Hispanic and Asian).

Top Rankings

Thornton Central School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

Thornton Central School's student population of 205 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
Total Students
205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Thornton Central School is ranked within the top 20% of all 455 schools in New Hampshire (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thornton Central School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#74 out of 455 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
5%
3%
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Hispanic
1%
6%
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Black
2%
2%
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White
92%
86%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.15
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
22%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Students: 205 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 8%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20% in NH
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.15 (Btm 50%)

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