54 Opportunity Dr
Thorsby, AL 35171
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Thorsby High School serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Thorsby High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

School Overview

Thorsby High School's student population of 683 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
683 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Thorsby High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thorsby High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#985 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
12%
9%
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Black
5%
32%
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White
80%
53%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.35
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
91%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   8/3/2009
I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO EVERYBODY. I THINK THORSBY HAS A WONDERFUL ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC PROGRAM.
- Posted by Parent - sassy

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 683 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35

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