Thornridge High School



Thornridge High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornridge 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
9 401
10 289
11 294
12 258

Thornridge High School is a public high school of the Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District located in Dolton, IL. It has 1,242 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thornridge High School is the 192nd largest public high school in Illinois and the 4,560th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.1 to 1.

Total Students: 1,242
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 102.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 4,560th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 192nd out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 257th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 128th out of 828

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Thornridge High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 629
(51%)
2,465
(50%)
 Male 613
(49%)
2,418
(50%)

Thornridge High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,210
(97%)
4,239
(87%)
 Hispanic 25
(2%)
515
(11%)
 White 4
(0%)
64
(1%)
 Two or More 2
(0%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
19
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Thornridge High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,162
(94%)
3,136
(64%)
 Not Eligible 80
(6%)
1,747
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thornridge High School is ranked 46th out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornridge High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (93.6%) is significantly higher than the state average of 46.4%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Thornridge High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1766
2006 1824
2007 1854
2008 1832
2009 1656
2010 1516
2011 1313
2012 1314
2013 1222
2014 1218
2015 1242

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 19.3
2006 17.9
2007 26.5
2008 16.1
2009 13.3
2010 14.2
2011 12.8
2012 12.9
2013 12.6
2014 11.7
2015 12.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.51370614035088
2007 0.56903991370011
2008 0.59170305676856
2009 1.0024154589372
2010 0.77110817941953
2011 0.84539223153085
2012 0.89573820395738
2013 0.58919803600655
2014 0.85139573070608
2015 0.93558776167472

Compare Thornridge High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,210.0% 12.1:1
 
1,537.8% 15.4:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 46.4%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 93.6%
 

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