Thornton High School

9351 Washington St, Thornton, CO 80229 | (720) 972-4800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,735
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  • Mailing Address: 9351 Washington Street, Thornton, CO 80229
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Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,735
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 97.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 889 (51.2%)
  • Females: 846 (48.8%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 67 (3.9%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 479 (27.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 546 (31.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thornton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian90.5%
Black613.5%
Asian1257.2%
Hispanic98056.5%
White56032.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thornton High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade52030.0%
10th Grade46927.0%
11th Grade39622.8%
12th Grade35020.2%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 47%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:53%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 13 Years
  • Average Salary: $49,972
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Thornton High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,71117%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,30283%
Source: CO Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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