Thorsby High School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Thorsby High School
Thorsby High School is a public high school located in Thorsby, Alabama. It is part of the Chilton County School System and serves students in grades 9-12. The school has a rich history and has been educating students since 1912. Thorsby High School has a strong academic program and offers a wide variety of courses and activities to meet the needs of all students. The school also offers a number of extracurricular activities such as sports, clubs, and organizations. Thorsby High School has a strong tradition of excellence and is committed to providing a quality education for all students.
54 Opportunity Dr
Thorsby, AL 35171
PreK – 12
Overview Thorsby High School
Thorsby High School serves 683 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Thorsby High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 8% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 24%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47% (majority Black).
Verdict on Thorsby High School
Thorsby High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,276 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Thorsby High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.