Thorsby High School

54 Opportunity Dr, Thorsby, AL 35171 | (205) 280-4880
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Student Enrollment: 893
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3 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mr Russ Bryan
  • Fax: (205) 646-2197
  • Website: www.chilton.k12.al.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Shared Time School
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 893
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 55.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 473 (53.0%)
  • Females: 420 (47.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 94 (10.5%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 369 (41.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 463 (51.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thorsby High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.2%
Black444.9%
Asian50.6%
Hispanic9410.5%
White74883.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thorsby High School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten50.6%
Kindergarten515.7%
1st Grade616.8%
2nd Grade788.7%
3rd Grade576.4%
4th Grade677.5%
5th Grade728.1%
6th Grade647.2%
7th Grade707.8%
8th Grade819.1%
9th Grade9811.0%
10th Grade616.8%
11th Grade707.8%
12th Grade586.5%
Source: AL Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Overall Rating: 3

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3 reviews for Thorsby High School

  • Reviewed by Student on February 14, 2011
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It's far better than the last school I went to. The students and teachers are great. It may have it's bad people, but what school doesn't? Here, I feel safe. Fights almost never happen, and everyone gets along well. I've learned a lot, and I will certainly miss it here when I'm gone.
  • Reviewed by Student on February 06, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • it sucks. the teachers are mean and the (...) is a racist. my opinions
  • Reviewed by Former Student on April 21, 2007
  • Rating: 4 (4 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • when i went to this school it was the best years of my and all the people that i Ive met there at that school are still in my memories i hope that future students of this great school have as much fun as I've had there.

Test Scores and Performance Information

Overall School Rating

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that Thorsby High School performed on average worse than many other schools across the state on AHSGE and ARMT state exams in the following subjects:
  • Biology
  • Language
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Social Studies

AHSGE - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201094.1%91.2%93.3%
200980.0%84.1%87.6%
200871.4%71.8%72.6%
 
Language Test
201068.1%71.8%78.5%
200970.2%75.9%81.8%
200874.1%71.8%77.0%
 
Math Test
201084.1%83.9%84.3%
200979.0%83.0%85.6%
200872.7%84.6%84.0%
 
Reading Test
201075.4%73.2%81.8%
200968.4%73.4%81.6%
200876.4%75.8%81.2%
 
Social Studies Test
201060.9%62.9%73.1%
200971.9%72.4%78.9%
200872.2%69.3%72.6%
 
Science Test
200961.5%64.2%75.8%
200880.0%77.1%81.2%
 

Grade 12 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Biology Test
201084.5%91.7%94.0%
 
Language Test
201076.7%84.7%91.1%
200985.7%89.6%92.8%
200886.5%91.4%94.5%
 
Math Test
201086.7%91.4%94.7%
200993.9%95.2%95.4%
200876.9%92.5%95.5%
 
Reading Test
201083.3%88.4%93.6%
200985.7%92.4%94.2%
200888.5%93.5%95.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201080.0%82.3%90.5%
200983.7%86.9%91.6%
200873.1%86.9%93.0%
 
Science Test
200993.9%91.7%93.6%
200892.3%94.8%95.2%
 

ARMT - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201073.1%84.5%80.1%
200980.0%85.5%79.4%
200885.0%89.5%77.7%
 
Reading Test
201076.9%86.9%86.6%
200978.5%90.1%85.8%
200889.8%89.1%85.4%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201063.2%83.4%81.3%
200975.4%86.6%79.1%
200859.3%82.3%78.9%
 
Reading Test
201082.6%89.7%86.7%
200987.7%87.5%86.5%
200881.4%86.1%86.1%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201086.1%85.6%82.6%
200967.7%79.0%79.9%
200850.8%77.2%78.0%
 
Reading Test
201092.9%88.4%85.6%
200980.7%83.2%84.7%
200886.2%86.2%84.4%
 

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201079.4%74.6%76.9%
200966.7%74.1%74.9%
200846.6%71.3%71.9%
 
Reading Test
201075.0%82.9%86.1%
200984.9%83.3%86.2%
200881.7%84.4%86.6%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201042.2%62.1%68.8%
200930.6%54.3%65.8%
200830.9%51.4%61.3%
 
Reading Test
201083.3%81.6%83.0%
200974.0%77.9%81.3%
200875.3%71.3%79.1%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201071.3%74.0%78.6%
200953.9%64.3%73.8%
200839.1%58.0%68.1%
 
Reading Test
201067.1%70.4%73.5%
200965.6%68.7%74.9%
200855.9%69.5%73.9%
 
Source: AL Department of Education 2009-2010

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