Thornton-donovan School

Thornton-Donovan School was founded on the principle that a school must meet the changing needs of its students, its community, and its society.
Its philosophy and curriculum directly contribute to the development of students who can use their individual talents to meet the challenges of life.
Thornton-Donovan School seeks qualified students who possess ability, who are motivated, who have self-discipline and who will both gain from and give to the school.
The school may also admit a youngster who has potential for academic success but whose record does not demonstrate it.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.Cognia
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in n/a

Student Body

Total Students153 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
44%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Thornton-donovan School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
99%
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(shirts with collars; no shorts)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$23,000
Tuition NotesK is 13000
Admissions DirectorAlan Goodman

School Notes

  • Thornton-Donovan School was founded on the principle that a school must meet the changing needs of its students, its community, and its society.
  • Its philosophy and curriculum directly contribute to the development of students who can use their individual talents to meet the challenges of life.
  • Thornton-Donovan School seeks qualified students who possess ability, who are motivated, who have self-discipline and who will both gain from and give to the school.
  • The school may also admit a youngster who has potential for academic success but whose record does not demonstrate it.

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