Thornton school information

IndexThorntonCaliforniaNational
Average Test Scores22%38%49%
Student/Teacher ration/a20:116:1
Total public schoolsn/a8,30879,221
Total private schoolsn/a3,43824,874
Total post-secondary schoolsn/a1,0857,963
The Thornton, CA educational system consists of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools. Thornton public schools have average test scores of 22% which is 42% lower than than the California average and 55% lower than than the national average. The student to teach ratio of Thornton public schools is n/a, compared to 20:1 in California and 16:1 across all of the United States. A total of 57.9% of students have completed 8th grade, 53.2% have completed high school, 7.1% have completed a bachelor’s degree and 0.0% have completed a doctorate degree.

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  • The average school test scores in Thornton are 55% lower than the national average.
  • There are approximately n/a public schools in Thornton.
  • 57.9% of people in Thornton have completed 8th grade.
  • 53.2% of people in Thornton have completed high school.
  • 7.1% of people in Thornton have completed a bachelors degree.

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Education level achieved in Thornton

IndexThorntonCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade57.9%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school53.2%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college26.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree8.5%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors7.1%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.6%1.3%

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

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Thornton, CA96822%55%

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Thornton, CA96822%55%
Source: The Thornton, CA education data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS) 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.