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Thornton Elementary School

Newton, NC


Thornton Elementary School
221 West 26th St
Newton, NC  28658
Phone: 828-464-2631
Catawba County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 4 out of 10 stars
4

Grades Served: PK-5
Enrollment: 499
Type: Regular School  
Thornton Elementary School

Thornton Elementary School


Metro Area Ranking

#207
Metro Area Elementary School Ranking: Thornton Elementary School is ranked #207 of 291 of the best elementary schools in Charlotte and surrounding areas (29th percentile). Click the link to see all 291 elementary schools.


State Ranking

#985
Statewide Elementary School Ranking: Thornton Elementary School is ranked #985 out of 1458 of the best elementary schools in North Carolina (32nd percentile). Click the link to see all 1458 elementary schools.


Overall, Thornton Elementary School is a 4-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Catawba County, NC. Thornton Elementary School has an enrollment of approximately 499 students and serves grades PK-5. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

76.9
(Met Growth)
Student Growth Score: Thornton Elementary School had a Student Growth Score of 76.9. This placed Thornton Elementary School in the 55th percentile of 2368 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

 North Carolina Letter Grades
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  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 3

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 30% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 23% - Level 2
 23% - Level 2
 15% - Level 1
 15% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 4

 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 7% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 6% - Level 3
 6% - Level 3
 24% - Level 2
 24% - Level 2
 29% - Level 1
 29% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 5

 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 18% - Level 5 (Superior)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 34% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 26% - Level 1
 26% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 3

 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 11% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 26% - Level 2
 26% - Level 2
 25% - Level 1
 25% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 4

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 17% - Level 3
 17% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 30% - Level 1
 30% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 5

 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 < 5% - Level 5 (Superior)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 31% - Level 4 (Solid)
 14% - Level 3
 14% - Level 3
 17% - Level 2
 17% - Level 2
 35% - Level 1
 35% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 5

 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 9% - Level 5 (Superior)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 37% - Level 4 (Solid)
 13% - Level 3
 13% - Level 3
 22% - Level 2
 22% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1



 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 9%
 Asian - 9%
 Black - 11%
 Black - 11%
 Hispanic - 32%
 Hispanic - 32%
 Two or More Races - 8%
 Two or More Races - 8%
 White - 39%
 White - 39%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Thornton Elementary School for the 2017-2018 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2017-2018 school year. Rankings for Thornton Elementary School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Newton-Conover Health Science High School 10 0.6 miles Newton, NC Regular 9-12
Newton-Conover High School 5 0.7 miles Newton, NC Regular 9-12
South Newton Elementary School 4 2.4 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-5
Shuford Elementary School 10 2.5 miles Conover, NC Regular PK-5
Newton-Conover Middle School 5 2.9 miles Conover, NC Regular 6-8
Challenger Early College High School 10 3.8 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Webb A Murray Elementary School 5 3.9 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Saint Stephens Elementary School 3 4.2 miles Conover, NC Regular PK-6
Lyle Creek Elementary School 4 4.4 miles Conover, NC Regular PK-6
Startown Elementary School 8 4.4 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-6
Claremont Elementary School 5 4.9 miles Claremont, NC Regular PK-6
Grandview Middle School 5 6.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-8
Saint Stephens High School 5 6.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular 9-12
Harry M Arndt Middle School 8 6.5 miles Hickory, NC Regular 7-8
Balls Creek Elementary School 8 6.6 miles Newton, NC Regular PK-6
Snow Creek Elementary School 7 6.9 miles Hickory, NC Regular PK-6
Oxford Elementary School 4 6.9 miles Claremont, NC Regular PK-6
Clyde Campbell Elementary School 8 7.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular K-6
River Bend Middle School 6 7.2 miles Claremont, NC Regular 7-8
Hickory Career & Arts Magnet High School 3 7.2 miles Hickory, NC Regular 6-12