Thornton Township High School

  • Thornton Township High School serves 1,798 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the IL average of 16:1.
  • Thornton Township High School operates within the Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1798 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 147 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,798 students
Thornton Township High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Thornton Township High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers147 teachers
Thornton Township High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeThornton Township High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(IL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Thornton Township High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
5%
Thornton Township High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
18%
25%
Thornton Township High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
81%
17%
Thornton Township High School Black Students (1988-2015)
White
n/a
49%
Thornton Township High School White Students (1988-2012)
Two or more races
n/a
3%
Thornton Township High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsThornton Township High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownIL All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.310.67
Thornton Township High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
52%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
2%
Thornton Township High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2013)

District Comparison

  • Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District's student population of 4,832 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $23,518 is higher than the state average of $11,118. The district revenue/student has declined by 5% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $24,560 is higher than the state average of $11,218. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District NameThornton Twp Hsd 205 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed4,832753
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Raten/a88%
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District Graduation Rate (1994-2005)
District Total Revenue$119 MM$11 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending$124 MM$11 MM
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student$23,518$11,118
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student$24,560$11,218
Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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