Thornton Creek Elementary School

  • Thornton Creek Elementary School serves 509 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 62% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 75% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Michigan state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 34%.

School Overview

  • Thornton Creek Elementary School's student population of 509 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students509 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thornton Creek Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Thornton Creek Elementary School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.28. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MI)
Overall School Rank#195 out of 3,159 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
62%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thornton Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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Asian
19%
3%
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Hispanic
3%
8%
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Black
2%
18%
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White
71%
66%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thornton Creek Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MI.
Diversity Score0.460.28
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Eligible for Free Lunch
1%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thornton Creek Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Michigan by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNorthville Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Thornton Creek Elementary School is Cooke School (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Cooke School (0.8 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is Cooke School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Northville Cooke School Special Education School
    Grades: K-12 | 153 students
    0.8 miles
    21200 Taft Rd
    Northville, MI 48167
    (248)344-3550
    0.8 K-12 153
  • Northville Moraine Elementary School
    Grades: K-5 | 511 students
    1.0 miles
    46811 8 Mile Rd
    Northville, MI 48167
    (248)465-2150
    1.0 K-5 511
  • Novi Novi Adult Education
    Grades: 9-12
    1.0 miles
    25345 Taft Road
    Novi, MI 48374
    (248)449-1717
    1.0 9-12 n/a
  • Novi Novi Meadows School
    Grades: 5-12 | 1009 students
    1.0 miles
    25549 Taft Rd
    Novi, MI 48374
    (248)449-1250
    1.0 5-12 1009
  • Novi Novi High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 2006 students
    1.1 miles
    24062 Taft Rd
    Novi, MI 48375
    (248)449-1500
    1.1 9-12 2006

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