Thornton school information

IndexThorntonColoradoNational
Average Test Scores53%58%68%
Student/Teacher ratio20:117:116:1
Total public schools241,42679,235
Total private schools338424,875
Total post-secondary schools41387,965

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  • The average school test scores in Thornton are 23% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately 24 public schools in Thornton.
  • 83.8% of people in Thornton have completed 8th grade.
  • 82.2% of people in Thornton have completed high school.
  • 26.6% of people in Thornton have completed a bachelors degree.

Best Schools in Thornton

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  • Academy High School8990 York StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 311 · Ratio: 19:1n/a
  • Achieve Academy9100 Poze BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 454 · Ratio: 18:133
  • Adams12 Five Star Preschool455 Eppinger BlvdGrades: PK - PKStudents: 753 · Ratio: 63:1n/a
  • Century Middle School13000 Lafayette StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 112 · Ratio: 22:163
  • Cherry Drive Elementary School11500 Cherry DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 509 · Ratio: 21:148
  • Clayton Partnership School2410 Poze BlvdGrades: KG - 08Students: 434 · Ratio: 22:131
  • Coronado Hills Elementary School8300 Downing DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 538 · Ratio: 16:131
  • Eagleview Elementary School4601 Summit Grove ParkwayGrades: KG - 05Students: 549 · Ratio: 21:172
  • Explore Elementary9150 Poze BlvdGrades: KG - 06Students: 36 · Ratio: 22:148
  • Hunters Glen Elementary School13222 Corona StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 676 · Ratio: 21:168
  • Mapleton Expeditionary School Of The Arts8990 York StreetGrades: 07 - 12Students: 543 · Ratio: 19:126
  • Mc Elwain Elementary School1020 Dawson DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 472 · Ratio: 16:130
  • Meadow Community School9150 Monroe StGrades: KG - 08Students: 421 · Ratio: 20:130
  • North Valley School For Young Adults8990 York StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 83 · Ratio: 37:1n/a
  • Prairie Hills Elementary School13801 Garfield PlaceGrades: KG - 05Students: 535 · Ratio: 20:167
  • Riverdale Elementary School10724 Elm DriveGrades: KG - 05Students: 437 · Ratio: 20:159
  • Rocky Top Middle School14150 York StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 1,104 · Ratio: 20:174
  • Shadow Ridge Middle School12551 Holly StreetGrades: 06 - 08Students: 105 · Ratio: 21:153
  • Silver Creek Elementary15101 Fillmore StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 747 · Ratio: 23:180
  • Skyview Elementary School5021 East 123Rd AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 524 · Ratio: 20:160
  • Stargate Charter School3951 Cottonwoodlakes BoulevardGrades: KG - 08Students: 645 · Ratio: 21:191
  • Stellar Elementary School3901 East 124Th AvenueGrades: KG - 05Students: 632 · Ratio: 20:165
  • Tarver Elementary School3500 Summit Grove ParkwayGrades: KG - 05Students: 49 · Ratio: 21:166
  • Thornton Elementary School900 Eppinger BoulevardGrades: KG - 05Students: 446 · Ratio: 16:127
  • Thornton High School9351 Washington StreetGrades: 09 - 12Students: 1,762 · Ratio: 19:134
  • Thornton Middle School9451 Hoffman WayGrades: 06 - 08Students: 674 · Ratio: 18:125
  • West Ridge Elementary13102 Monaco StreetGrades: PK - 05Students: 824 · Ratio: 23:174
  • Woodglen Elementary School11717 Madison StreetGrades: KG - 05Students: 39 · Ratio: 18:163
  • York International9200 York StGrades: KG - 12Students: 74 · Ratio: 19:152

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Education level achieved in Thornton

IndexThorntonColoradoNational
Completed 8th grade83.8%87.5%83.8%
Completed high school82.2%86.5%82.4%
Completed some college59.3%68.4%58.4%
Completed associate degree35.8%45.7%37.2%
Completed bachelors26.6%37.5%29.3%
Completed masters8.1%13.7%11.0%
Completed professional degree1.3%3.7%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.4%1.6%1.3%

Highest level of education achieved in Thornton (high school & post-secondary)

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Superior, CO12,71687%28%
Morrison, CO40081%18%
Louisville, CO19,17178%14%
Erie, CO19,30571%4%
Boulder, CO102,00269%2%
Thornton, CO124,70753%23%

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Carrollton, TX124,50191%34%
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Thornton, CO124,70753%23%
Source: The Thornton, CO education data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau and from the National Center for Education Statistics. The average school test scores are based on all schools that completed test scores within the state. Average test scores are conducted by each state independently and the type of tests may change from one state to another. Test scores were not available for all schools within the state, but were available for the vast majority.