Thorsby High School

54 Opportunity Dr
Thorsby, AL 35171
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
3/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Thorsby High School serves 642 students in grades Kindergarten-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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 28% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Thorsby High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Thorsby High School's student population of 642 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 24% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Thorsby High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Thorsby High School is 0.33, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#966 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio21:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
14%
8%
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Black
4%
33%
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White
81%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.330.59
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
89%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChilton County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thorsby High School is Jemison High School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jemison Middle School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jemison Intermediate School (4.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jemison Jemison High School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 643 students
    4.0 miles
    25195 Us Highway 31
    Jemison, AL 35085
    (205) 280-4860
    4 9-12 643
  • Jemison Jemison Intermediate School Math: 48% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 4-6 | 563 students
    4.0 miles
    1491 County Road 44
    Jemison, AL 35085
    (205) 280-4840
    4 4-6 563
  • Jemison Jemison Middle School Math: 31% | Reading: 33%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 379 students
    4.0 miles
    25095 Us Hwy 31
    Jemison, AL 35085
    (205) 280-4840
    4 7-8 379
  • Jemison Jemison Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-3 | 770 students
    4.6 miles
    1495 County Road 44
    Jemison, AL 35085
    (205) 280-4820
    4.6 PK-3 770
  • Clanton W A Lecroy Career Technical Center Vocational School
    Grades: 9-12
    6.2 miles
    2829 4th Ave N
    Clanton, AL 35045
    (205) 280-2920
    6.2 9-12 n/a

School Reviews

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