Thornton Fractnl So High School

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18500 Burnham Ave

Lansing, IL 60438

(708) 585-2000

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 2,000

Students Per Teacher: 21

Parent Reviews

9 Parent Reviews for Thornton Fractnl So High School

The administrators are out of touch with the students. They appear to only be concerned with discipline. My child is an honor student but has complained that alot staff treat the students as if they are jail inmates including yellling at them and listing all the ways students can get detention over ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/01/12

Nice community, great sports, a young and energetic teaching staff with individuals that really do care about the students and their own professional development. I attended this school and know personally many of the staff. There are a number of imporvements that have been made since I attended. With ...  Read more

Posted by a on 06/21/10

I've had two children graduate from TFS and one is currently a junior in the honors program. I'm supportive of most faculty and staff. I've witnessed a transistion of the school which will lead me to put my last child in private school. The programs has lead to more emphasis on disciplinary polices ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/25/08

I have a sophomore and senior at TF south and a brother that recently graduated with honors. The academic program is sensational. My senior loves to come home and do geomertry, which to me is awesome! The teachers are great, they challenge the children to really think. You cannot be a failure at this ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/01/07

I'm a current student at TFS.This school isn't really that bad. It's just that the teachers are really discriminatory and pick favourites. And the discipline system is OUT OF CONTROL!... There are literally more people in the offices than the classrooms because of infractions on the rules that are just ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/27/07

TF South is in dire need of an overhaul. The students appear out of control. The staff spends too much time trying to suspend or send the kids to detention instead of focusing on what most important - academics. Sports seem to take a priority to all else, and that's where all the parent involvement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/25/06

Thornton Fractional is an excellent school. The academics are at high standards. The staff are great. Any negative situations that go on are dealt with quickly and firmly. The extra curricular activities couldn't be better. Our athletes are great in what they do. Everyone seems to have great school spirit. ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/18/06

I believe it still offers a quality education for local students. Teachers are involved and concerned. The expansion will help with the overcrowding and TFS is a great school

Posted by a parent on 09/23/05

The school offered an honors track and did encourage academic success. The school did not provide enough contact with universities, for upperclassmen, most school visits were from jr. colleges.

Posted by a parent on 08/22/05

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Test scores for Thornton Fractnl So High School

PSAE* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Thornton Fractnl So High School
Thornton Fractional Twp Hsd 215
* In 2011-2012 Illinois used the Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math and science. The PSAE is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Illinois. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Lansing schools — Thornton Fractnl So High School is located at 18500 Burnham Ave, Lansing IL 60438. 18500 Burnham Ave is in the 60438 ZIP code in Lansing, IL The school district for Thornton Fractnl So High School is the Thornton Fractional Twp Hsd 215. Thornton Fractnl So High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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