Thornridge 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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
15000 Cottage Grove
Dolton, IL 60419
Phone
(708) 271-4401
District
THORNTON TWP HSD 205
County
COOK COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1093
Classroom Teachers
98

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Illinois

1

(10 is best)

Better than 8.2% of IL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

1

(10 is best)

Thornridge High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 5 33
Proficiency in Reading 7 34
Proficiency in Math 2 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 11.20
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.44
AVG FOR STATE 14.90
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 260 23.8%
Grade 10 315 28.8%
Grade 11 250 22.9%
Grade 12 268 24.5%
Total 1093 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 0.4% 0.8% 49.7%
Black 96.5% 84.1% 17.3%
Hispanic 3.0% 14.3% 27.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.4% 5.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 97.3% 85.9% 48.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 76.9% 74.0% 46.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 20.5% 11.9% 2.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 115,196 12,741,080
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 3,355.2 228
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.1% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 22.1% 19.4%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.0% 33.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 26.8% 26.2%
65 OR OLDER 14.0% 14.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,229 4,830,038
Single Parent Households With Children 20.7% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 86.7% 88.9%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 34.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 4.3% 14.5%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.2% 15.6%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.7% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.1% 17.2%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.4% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.5% 13.2%
$15,000 or less 19.8% 10.5%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $14,812 $74,637,668 53.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,565 $7,886,035 5.7%
Staff $564 $2,841,996 2.0%
General Administration $766 $3,859,874 2.8%
School Administration $1,371 $6,908,469 5.0%
Operation $2,684 $13,524,676 9.7%
Transportation $1,474 $7,427,486 5.3%
Other $874 $4,404,086 3.2%
Total Support $9,298 $46,852,622 33.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,563 $17,953,957 12.9%
Total Expenditures $27,673 $139,444,247 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,622 $18,950,007,358 54.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,089 $2,145,531,133 6.1%
Staff $566 $1,114,152,009 3.2%
General Administration $583 $1,147,898,898 3.3%
School Administration $826 $1,626,982,436 4.7%
Operation $1,236 $2,433,383,753 7.0%
Transportation $681 $1,340,419,899 3.8%
Other $616 $1,214,165,287 3.5%
Total Support $5,597 $11,022,815,251 31.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,533 $4,988,320,395 14.3%
Total Expenditures $17,751 $34,960,767,627 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%