Thorsby High School

54 Opportunity Dr
Thorsby, AL 35171
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 698 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Thorsby High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 29%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in AL)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thorsby High School's student population of 698 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
698 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Thorsby High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 1,285 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Thorsby High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.62. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (AL)
#814 out of 1285 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Thorsby High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
15%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
37%
47%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
38%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
18:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Thorsby High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Thorsby High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Thorsby High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
4%
32%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Thorsby High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
79%
53%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Thorsby High School and the percentage of White public school students in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Thorsby High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in Alabama.
0.36
This chart displays the diversity score of Thorsby High School and the public school average diversity score of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
88%
This chart displays graduation rate of Thorsby High School and public school graduation rate of Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
44%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Thorsby High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thorsby High School's ranking?
Thorsby High School is ranked #814 out of 1,285 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Alabama.
What schools are Thorsby High School often compared to?
Thorsby High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Verbena High School, Clanton Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 29% AL state average), while 37% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% AL state average).
What is the graduation rate of Thorsby High School?
The graduation rate of Thorsby High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 88%.
How many students attend Thorsby High School?
698 students attend Thorsby High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Thorsby High School students are White, 13% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thorsby High School?
Thorsby High School has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the Alabama state average of 18:1.
What grades does Thorsby High School offer ?
Thorsby High School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Thorsby High School part of?
Thorsby High School is part of Chilton County School District.

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 (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 698 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AL Dept. of Education

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