Thornton Academy

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

Alumni Website
Classmates.com®

Religious Affiliation
Nonsectarian

Co-Ed Status
Coed

Associations

  • National Association of Independent Schools
  • Other school associations
  • 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 45
7 51
8 46
9 324
10 350
11 375
12 334

Thornton Academy is a private high school located in Saco, ME and has 1,525 students in grades 6th through 12th. Thornton Academy is the 1st largest private high school in Maine and the 54th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.0 to 1.

Total Students: 1,525
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16:1
Full Time Teachers: 94

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Thornton Academy Students by Gender

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 Male 808
(53%)
1,872
(49%)
 Female 717
(47%)
1,950
(51%)

Thornton Academy Students by Ethnicity

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 White 1,370
(90%)
3,362
(90%)
 Asian 119
(8%)
198
(5%)
 Black 24
(2%)
87
(2%)
 Hispanic 9
(1%)
30
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
5
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
36
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Thornton Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1215
2007 1401
2009 1470
2011 1525

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

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

Compare Thornton Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,131.9% 11.3:1
 
1,600.0% 16.0:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Thornton Academy
Saco, ME
Private 06 - 12 1,525 16:1  
The School at Sweetser
Saco, ME
Private 01 - 12 61 5:1 1 miles
Saco Transition Program
Saco, ME
Public 09 - 12 67 16.8:1 1 miles
Biddeford High School
Biddeford, ME
Public 09 - 12 804 13.8:1 2 miles
Old Orchard Beach High School
Old Orchard Beach, ME
Public 09 - 12 1,287 40.9:1 3 miles
Scarborough High School
Scarborough, ME
Public 09 - 12 1,065 13.6:1 8 miles
Kennebunk High School
Kennebunk, ME
Public 09 - 12 864 13.7:1 10 miles
Gorham High School
Gorham, ME
Public 09 - 12 846 13.4:1 12 miles
South Portland High School
South Portland, ME
Public 09 - 12 873 12.2:1 12 miles
Greater Portland Christian School
South Portland, ME
Private PK - 12 134 9:1 12 miles
Waynflete School
Portland, ME
Private PK - 12 556 6:1 13 miles
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