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 1
10 5
11 26
12 89

Thornton High School is a public high school of the Jefferson Union High School District located in Daly City, CA. It has 121 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thornton High School is the 1,810th largest public high school in California and the 19,646th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 11.0 to 1.

Total Students: 121
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11:1
Full Time Teachers: 11.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 19,646th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in California: 1,810th out of 2,635
Student/Teacher Rank in California: 397th out of 2,608
Full Time Teacher Rank in California: 1,588th out of 2,608

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Thornton High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 74
(61%)
2,614
(53%)
 Female 47
(39%)
2,297
(47%)

Thornton High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 70
(58%)
1,386
(28%)
 Asian 21
(17%)
2,214
(45%)
 Black 11
(9%)
115
(2%)
 White 8
(7%)
730
(15%)
 Two or More 6
(5%)
392
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 4
(3%)
62
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
12
(0%)

Thornton High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 57
(47%)
3,004
(61%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 46
(38%)
1,378
(28%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 18
(15%)
529
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thornton High School is ranked 1,831st out of 2,578 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornton High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 55.7%. 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
2013 166
2014 181
2015 121

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
2013 15.4
2014 16.4
2015 11

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
2013 0.096385542168675
2014 0.44198895027624
2015 0.52892561983471

Compare Thornton High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,100.0% 11.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,095.7% 21.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 52.9%
 
State Average 55.7%
 

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