Avg. test scores 55%
High school dipl. 36%
Bachelors degree 76%

Thornton school information

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

Key findings

  • The 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

      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%

      Thornton, CA School Districts

      • New Hope Elementary School District

      There are a total of n/a public schools, n/a private schools and n/a post-secondary schools in Thornton. Using the proficiency score averages, the average test scores for Thornton, CA schools is 22%. The average student to teacher ratio is n/a. In Thornton, CA, an average of 57.9% of students have completed 8th grade and an average of 53.2% have completed high school.

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      Wilton, CA4,99553%8%
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      Clarksburg, CA47539%21%
      Morada, CA4,78338%23%
      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.