46180 West 9 Mile Rd
Novi, MI 48374
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Thornton Creek Elementary School serves 496 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Thornton Creek Elementary School placed in the top 10% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 73% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black and Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10% in MI
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Thornton Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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School Overview

Thornton Creek Elementary School's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Thornton Creek Elementary School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thornton Creek Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#170 out of 3120 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
73%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
3%
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Hispanic
5%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
67%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
46%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thornton Creek Elementary School's ranking?

Thornton Creek Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for: Highest overall rank (Top 10%), Highest math proficiency (Top 10%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 73% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

How many students attend Thornton Creek Elementary School?

496 students attend Thornton Creek Elementary School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

67% of Thornton Creek Elementary School students are White, 22% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Thornton Creek Elementary School?

Thornton Creek Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is lower than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does Thornton Creek Elementary School offer ?

Thornton Creek Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 496 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 68% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 73% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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