Thornton High School

121 South 6th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550 | (914) 358-2740
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 697
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 697 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 121 S 6th Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550
  • Principal or Admin: Sharon Bradley
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 697
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 53.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 347 (49.8%)
  • Females: 350 (50.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 42 (6.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 445 (63.8%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 487 (69.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thornton High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black59685.5%
Asian50.7%
Hispanic7610.9%
White182.6%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thornton High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade25136.0%
10th Grade12117.4%
11th Grade22031.6%
12th Grade10515.1%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 21-30%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
66.0%
District:
65.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
District:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
23.0%
District:
12.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
43.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
4.0%
District:
14.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
20.0%
District:
29.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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