Thornton Junior High School



Thornton Junior High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton Junior High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 531
8 507
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thornton Junior High School is a public high school of the Fremont Unf School District located in Fremont, CA. It has 1,038 students in grades 7th through 8th. It has a student teacher ratio of 26.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,038
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 26:1
Full Time Teachers: 39.96

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Thornton Junior High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 521
(50%)
7,162
(48%)
 Male 517
(50%)
7,844
(52%)

Thornton Junior High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 621
(60%)
8,553
(57%)
 White 180
(17%)
2,921
(19%)
 Hispanic 114
(11%)
2,373
(16%)
 Black 78
(8%)
672
(4%)
 Two or More 27
(3%)
307
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 12
(1%)
112
(1%)
 American Indian 6
(1%)
68
(0%)

Thornton Junior High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 760
(73%)
11,625
(77%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 218
(21%)
2,639
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 60
(6%)
742
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Thornton Junior High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.8%) is significantly 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 Junior High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1062
2006 971
2007 944
2008 1018
2009 999
2010 975
2011 1010
2012 1038

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22.4
2006 22.1
2007 20.3
2008 24.6
2009 26.2
2010 N/A
2011 26.1
2012 26

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24576271186441
2006 0.23789907312049
2007 0.27648305084746
2008 0.23182711198428
2009 0.21921921921922
2010 0.20923076923077
2011 0.030693069306931
2012 0.26782273603083

Compare Thornton Junior High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,600.0% 26.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 

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