Thornton Elementary School

301 West 18th St, Newton, NC 28658 | (828) 464-2631
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 451
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 451 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
  • 2010 Overall School AYP Met Status: Yes
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 301 W 18th Street, Newton, NC 28658
  • Principal or Admin: Ms Tammy Brown
  • Fax: (828) 464-5891
  • Website: newton.tes.schoolfusion.us
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
Additional School Details
School Calendar Description: Traditional
School Schedule: Semester
Accreditation Status: Southern Association of Colleges
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 451
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 221 (49.0%)
  • Females: 230 (51.0%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 35 (7.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 289 (64.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 324 (71.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Thornton Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black8619.1%
Asian204.4%
Hispanic14732.6%
White19843.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Thornton Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten153.3%
Kindergarten6815.1%
1st Grade7917.5%
2nd Grade7917.5%
3rd Grade7416.4%
4th Grade7115.7%
5th Grade6514.4%
Source: NC Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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2 reviews for Thornton Elementary School

  • Reviewed by Former Student on March 11, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • dakota wallace say that it the best school ever
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on September 19, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • good school ,staff and programs congratulations

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Thornton Elementary School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on EOG state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
AYP Information (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Yes

EOG - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 3 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201081.9%84.3%83.0%
200977.5%83.7%82.4%
 
Reading Test
201062.5%63.0%67.6%
200960.6%61.4%66.6%
 

Grade 4 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201092.1%88.2%84.3%
200979.1%80.5%82.7%
 
Reading Test
201074.2%71.0%73.1%
200970.1%65.6%70.5%
 

Grade 5 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201095.0%87.5%82.3%
200980.4%78.5%81.1%
 
Reading Test
201071.4%68.1%72.3%
200952.9%58.0%69.6%
 
Science Test
201057.1%61.7%69.8%
200954.9%51.0%61.5%
 
Source: NC Department of Education 2009-2010

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