Thornton Elementary School

2301 E Park Row
Arlington, TX 76010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 781 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Thornton Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 37%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 16% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 42%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Texas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 74% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50% in TX
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Thornton Elementary School's student population of 781 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students
781 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
57 teachers
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School Rankings

Thornton Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 8,079 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thornton Elementary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (TX)
#7707 out of 8079 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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13%
37%
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16%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
14:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
90%
53%
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Black
6%
13%
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White
3%
26%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.19
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
57%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thornton Elementary School's ranking?
Thornton Elementary School is ranked #7707 out of 8,079 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Texas.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
13% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 37% TX state average), while 16% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 42% TX state average).
How many students attend Thornton Elementary School?
781 students attend Thornton Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
90% of Thornton Elementary School students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thornton Elementary School?
Thornton Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is equal to the Texas state average of 14:1.
What grades does Thornton Elementary School offer ?
Thornton Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6
What school district is Thornton Elementary School part of?
Thornton Elementary School is part of Arlington ISD School District.
In what neighborhood is Thornton Elementary School located?
Thornton Elementary School is located in the East Arlington neighborhood of Arlington, TX. There are 17 other public schools located in East Arlington.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 781 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • : 16% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), TX Dept. of Education

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