Thornton High School serves 65 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤10% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).
- School Type: Alternative school
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 65 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
- Minority Enrollment: 94%
- Graduation Rate: 70-74% (Btm 50% in CA)
- Math Proficiency: ≤10% (Top 1%)
- Reading Proficiency: ≤10% (Top 1%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Thornton High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Thornton High School's student population of 65 students has declined by 52% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
The diversity score of Thornton High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)(18-19)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while ≤10% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thornton High School?
The graduation rate of Thornton High School is 70-74%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Thornton High School?
65 students attend Thornton High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
63% of Thornton High School students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Asian, 12% of students are Two or more races, 6% of students are Black, and 6% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thornton High School?
Thornton High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Thornton High School offer ?
Thornton High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Thornton High School part of?
Thornton High School is part of Jefferson Union High School District.
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