Thornton Central School
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).
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.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
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
State Level (NH)
Overall Testing Rank
#74 out of 455 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NH Dept. of Education
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