Thornton Township High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
15001 Broadway Ave
Harvey, IL 60426
Phone
(708) 225-4150
District
THORNTON TWP HSD 205
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1849
Classroom Teachers
146

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

3

(10 is best)

Better than 20.6% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

2

(10 is best)

Thornton Township High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 8 33
Proficiency in Reading 10 34
Proficiency in Math 6 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.66
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.67
AVG FOR STATE 15.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 537 29.0%
Grade 10 493 26.7%
Grade 11 463 25.0%
Grade 12 356 19.3%
Total 1849 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.5% 1.4% 50.5%
Black 78.9% 86.3% 17.6%
Hispanic 19.6% 11.7% 26.3%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.0% 0.4% 5.1%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 9.0% 9.2% 47.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.0% 9.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 0.0% 4.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 115,774 12,802,023
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,372.0 230
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.6%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 33.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 13.8% 14.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,557 4,818,452
Single Parent Households With Children 19.7% 10.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.3% 88.6%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.3% 33.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.1% 13.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.6% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 17.4%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.2% 16.8%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.0% 13.6%
$15,000 or less 22.4% 11.1%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,850 $67,629,550 50.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,571 $7,671,193 5.8%
Staff $543 $2,651,469 2.0%
General Administration $877 $4,282,391 3.2%
School Administration $1,170 $5,713,110 4.3%
Operation $2,752 $13,438,016 10.1%
Transportation $1,678 $8,193,674 6.2%
Other $763 $3,725,729 2.8%
Total Support $9,355 $45,680,465 34.3%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,061 $19,829,863 14.9%
Total Expenditures $27,266 $133,139,878 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,469 $17,149,168,027 53.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $866 $1,753,249,816 5.5%
Staff $511 $1,035,392,053 3.2%
General Administration $508 $1,028,089,038 3.2%
School Administration $724 $1,466,036,035 4.6%
Operation $1,137 $2,302,343,028 7.2%
Transportation $625 $1,265,587,571 4.0%
Other $553 $1,119,318,418 3.5%
Total Support $4,923 $9,969,107,562 31.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,409 $4,878,272,870 15.2%
Total Expenditures $15,801 $31,997,108,858 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%