Thornton High School



Thornton High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 2
10 14
11 55
12 106

Thornton High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Union High School District located in Daly City, CA. It has 177 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thornton High School is the 1,645th largest public high school in California and the 17,760th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 177
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 11

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Thornton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 115
(65%)
2,522
(52%)
 Female 62
(35%)
2,333
(48%)

Thornton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 82
(46%)
1,394
(29%)
 Two or More 28
(16%)
517
(11%)
 Asian 26
(15%)
2,010
(41%)
 White 24
(14%)
713
(15%)
 Black 9
(5%)
132
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 7
(4%)
81
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
8
(0%)

Thornton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 109
(62%)
2,897
(60%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 60
(34%)
1,399
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 8
(5%)
559
(12%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thornton High School is ranked 1,796th out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (38.4%) is lower than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thornton High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 208
2006 187
2007 170
2008 187
2009 226
2010 230
2011 203
2012 177

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 26
2006 32.2
2007 850
2008 18.5
2009 13.5
2010 N/A
2011 15.6
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007
2008 0.10160427807487
2009 0.21681415929204
2010 0.030434782608696
2011 0.76847290640394
2012 0.38418079096045

Compare Thornton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 38.4%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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