Thornton Elementary



Thornton Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thornton Elementary Students by Grade
PK 45
K 109
1 103
2 131
3 98
4 106
5 113
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Thornton Elementary is a public elementary school located in San Antonio, TX in the Northside Independent School District. It enrolls 705 students in grades 1st through 12th. Thornton Elementary is the 1,117th largest public school in Texas and the 7,764th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 705
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 46.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 7,764th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 1,117th out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 2,144th out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 874th out of 4,778

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Thornton Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 374
(53%)
38,697
(52%)
 Female 331
(47%)
36,303
(48%)

Thornton Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 338
(48%)
51,320
(68%)
 White 255
(36%)
14,360
(19%)
 Asian 57
(8%)
2,396
(3%)
 Black 38
(5%)
4,603
(6%)
 Two or More 14
(2%)
2,052
(3%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
80
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
189
(0%)

Thornton Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 384
(54%)
34,964
(47%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 321
(46%)
40,036
(53%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Thornton Elementary is ranked 2,411th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thornton Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (45.5%) is lower than the state average of 62.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 751
2006 666
2007 637
2008 613
2009 749
2010 731
2011 707
2012 723
2013 701
2014 700
2015 705

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 15.8
2006 15.6
2007 15.9
2008 15.6
2009 15.6
2010 15.6
2011 15.9
2012 16.1
2013 14.6
2014 14.9
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.33954727030626
2006 0.25975975975976
2007 0.27315541601256
2008 0.29853181076672
2009 0.40053404539386
2010 0.3953488372093
2011 0.4002828854314
2012 0.45643153526971
2013 0.45078459343795
2014 0.45285714285714
2015 0.45531914893617

Compare Thornton Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 45.5%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 

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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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