Thornton school information

Average Test Scores85%82%68%
Student/Teacher ratio14:118:116:1
Total public schools13,93879,235
Total private schoolsn/a1,43824,875
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a3067,965

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  • The average school test scores in Thornton are 25% higher than the national average.
  • There are approximately 1 public schools in Thornton.
  • 88.0% of people in Thornton have completed 8th grade.
  • 87.2% of people in Thornton have completed high school.
  • 8.9% of people in Thornton have completed a bachelors degree.

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  • Wolcott School200 N Wolcott StGrades: PK - 08Students: 213 · Ratio: 13:185

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Education level achieved in Thornton

Completed 8th grade88.0%85.6%83.8%
Completed high school87.2%84.0%82.4%
Completed some college41.4%60.6%58.4%
Completed associate degree17.2%39.4%37.2%
Completed bachelors8.9%31.9%29.3%
Completed masters2.7%12.2%11.0%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.3%3.2%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.2%1.3%

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

Nearby cities with high average school scores

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Palos Park, IL4,91996%41%
Hickory Hills, IL14,11795%40%
Olympia Fields, IL5,02293%37%
Frankfort, IL18,10093%36%
Orland Park, IL57,80293%36%
Thornton, IL2,82685%25%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationAvg. Test ScoresNational Avg.
Colfax, WA2,82679%16%
Raymond, WA2,82757%16%
Walworth, WI2,82575%10%
Parowan, UT2,82785%25%
Madawaska, ME2,82566%4%
Thornton, IL2,82685%25%
Source: The Thornton, IL 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.