Thornton Central School



Thornton Central School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton Central School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 13
1 15
2 20
3 20
4 22
5 21
6 20
7 23
8 28
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thornton Central School is a public elementary school located in Thornton, NH in the Thornton School District. It enrolls 182 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thornton Central School is the 200th largest public school in New Hampshire and the 49,376th largest nationally. It has 8.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 182
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 22

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Thornton Central School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 92
(51%)
92
(51%)
 Male 90
(49%)
90
(49%)

Thornton Central School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 171
(94%)
171
(94%)
 Black 5
(3%)
5
(3%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
3
(2%)
 Hispanic 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
1
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Thornton Central School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 96
(53%)
96
(53%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 75
(41%)
75
(41%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 11
(6%)
11
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 289 ranked schools in New Hampshire, Thornton Central School is ranked 115th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornton Central School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (47.3%) is higher than the state average of 30.7%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thornton Central School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 188
2006 199
2007 191
2008 211
2009 205
2010 204
2011 209
2012 226
2013 212
2014 215
2015 182

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 10.5
2006 10.8
2007 9.7
2008 10.1
2009 9.2
2010 9.7
2011 10.2
2012 10.5
2013 9.7
2014 9.8
2015 8.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.24468085106383
2006 0.22613065326633
2007 0.26701570680628
2008 0.260663507109
2009 0.31707317073171
2010 0.34313725490196
2011 0.311004784689
2012 0.38053097345133
2013 0.42452830188679
2014 0.46976744186047
2015 0.47252747252747

Compare Thornton Central School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
830.0% 8.3:1
 
1,147.8% 11.5:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 30.7%
 
This School 47.3%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 08 182 8.3:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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