Thornton Township High School



Thornton Township High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton Township 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
9 672
10 396
11 406
12 340

Thornton Township High School is a public high school of the Thornton Twp Hsd 205 School District located in Harvey, IL. It has 1,814 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thornton Township High School is the 115th largest public high school in Illinois and the 2,131st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 12.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,814
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 149
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,131st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Illinois: 115th out of 869
Student/Teacher Rank in Illinois: 264th out of 828
Full Time Teacher Rank in Illinois: 46th out of 828

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Thornton Township High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 940
(52%)
2,465
(50%)
 Male 874
(48%)
2,418
(50%)

Thornton Township High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 1,447
(80%)
4,239
(87%)
 Hispanic 336
(19%)
515
(11%)
 Asian 18
(1%)
19
(0%)
 White 8
(0%)
64
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(0%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
16
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Thornton Township High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,651
(91%)
3,136
(64%)
 Not Eligible 163
(9%)
1,747
(36%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thornton Township High School is ranked 21st out of 854 ranked schools in Illinois, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornton Township High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (91.0%) 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.

Thornton Township High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2564
2006 2589
2007 2405
2008 2446
2009 2241
2010 2160
2011 1969
2012 1802
2013 1766
2014 1798
2015 1814

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.1
2006 19.5
2007 22.5
2008 16
2009 14.5
2010 14.8
2011 13.5
2012 12.1
2013 12.8
2014 12.2
2015 12.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005
2006 0.69679412900734
2007 0.93430353430353
2008 0.85363859362224
2009 0.90316822846943
2010 0.89537037037037
2011 0.84814626714068
2012 0.86958934517203
2013 0.55719139297848
2014 0.88987764182425
2015 0.91014332965821

Compare Thornton Township High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,220.0% 12.2:1
 
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 91.0%
 

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