Thornton Academy

Private School
438 Main St
Saco, ME 04072
York County
(207) 282-3361

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • Other Special Emphasis Associations
  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • The Association of Boarding Schools



Thornton Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 69
7 75
8 75
9 322
10 338
11 356
12 397

Thornton Academy is a private high school located in Saco, ME and has 1,632 students in grades 6th through 12th. Thornton Academy is the 1st largest private high school in Maine and the 50th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 14.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,632
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14:1
Full Time Teachers: 92

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Thornton Academy Students by Gender

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 Male 851
(52%)
1,838
(52%)
 Female 781
(48%)
1,686
(48%)

Thornton Academy Students by Ethnicity

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 White 1,437
(88%)
2,974
(87%)
 Asian 135
(8%)
220
(6%)
 Black 37
(2%)
101
(3%)
 Hispanic 20
(1%)
29
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
45
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
56
(2%)

Thornton Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1215
2007 1401
2009 1470
2011 1525
2013 1578
2015 1632

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13
2007 15
2009 16
2011 16
2013 15
2015 14

Compare Thornton Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,151.6% 11.5:1
 
1,400.0% 14.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thornton Academy
Saco, ME
Private 06 - 12 1,632 14:1  
The School at Sweetser
Saco, ME
Private 01 - 12 54 5:1 1 miles
Biddeford High School
Biddeford, ME
Public 09 - 12 777 13.9:1 2 miles
Old Orchard Beach High School
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Public 09 - 12 252 8.8:1 3 miles
Scarborough High School
Scarborough, ME
Public 09 - 12 1,022 12.9:1 8 miles
Kennebunk High School
Kennebunk, ME
Public 09 - 12 677 11.1:1 10 miles
Maine Connections Academy
South Portland, ME
Public 07 - 12 390 37.5:1 11 miles
Greater Portland Christian School
South Portland, ME
Private PK - 12 140 8:1 12 miles
Gorham High School
Gorham, ME
Public 09 - 12 839 13.7:1 12 miles
South Portland High School
South Portland, ME
Public 09 - 12 911 13.4:1 12 miles
Waynflete School
Portland, ME
Private PK - 12 582 8:1 13 miles
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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