Thorsby High School

  • Thorsby High School serves 712 students in grades KG-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the AL average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 44%.
  • Thorsby High School operates within the Chilton County School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 712 students has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 712 students
Thorsby High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Thorsby High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Thorsby High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Thorsby High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.32. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 18:1
Thorsby High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
Asian
n/a
1%
Thorsby High School Asian Students (2003-2012)
Hispanic
13%
6%
Thorsby High School Black Students (1997-2015)
Black
6%
33%
Thorsby High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
80%
56%
Thorsby High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Thorsby High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Thorsby High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Thorsby High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AL 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.
0.34 0.32
Thorsby 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.
46%
47%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Thorsby High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2015)

District Comparison

  • Chilton County School District's student population of 7,620 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $8,495 in this district is less than the state average of $9,721. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $8,205 is less than the state average of $10,229. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four years.
School District Name Chilton County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
6
Number of Students Managed 7,620 2,879
Chilton County School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $65 MM $28 MM
Chilton County School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $63 MM $29 MM
Chilton County School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $8,495 $9,721
Chilton County School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $8,205 $10,229
Chilton County School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

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