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Thornton Central School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (603) 726-8904

1886 Nh Rte. 175

Thornton, New Hampshire


About Thornton Central School
Kindergarten - 8th Grade

Thornton Central School is the only school in the Thornton School District of New Hampshire.

Classified as a regular school, it teaches pupils from Kindergarten to 8th Grade and has an enrolment of 182 students - compared to other schools in New Hampshire, this is a relatively small school.

In recent years, the number of teachers has remained static while the pupil population has remained static in a similar timeframe.

The average teacher's salary is $61,329, which is higher than the New Hampshire state average of $56,370.

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Thornton Central School

Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

Targeted assistance program

Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Thornton Central School 182$18,2388$61,3290.12
Campton Elementary School (3.4 miles) 308$22,72710$80,3430.10
Waterville Valley Elementary School (8.71 miles) 33$23,4326$50,0010.22
Plymouth Elementary School (9.24 miles) 421$010$40,0000.23
Plymouth Regional High School (9.34 miles) 682$25,04014$69,2330.13
Mountain Village Charter School (9.92 miles) 59150.13

Thornton Central School

Number of pupils182
Funding per pupil$18,238
Pupils per teacher8
Average teacher salary$61,329
Diversity index0.12

Campton Elementary School (3.4 miles)

Number of pupils308
Funding per pupil$22,727
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$80,343
Diversity index0.10

Waterville Valley Elementary School (8.71 miles)

Number of pupils33
Funding per pupil$23,432
Pupils per teacher6
Average teacher salary$50,001
Diversity index0.22

Plymouth Elementary School (9.24 miles)

Number of pupils421
Funding per pupil$0
Pupils per teacher10
Average teacher salary$40,000
Diversity index0.23

Plymouth Regional High School (9.34 miles)

Number of pupils682
Funding per pupil$25,040
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$69,233
Diversity index0.13

Mountain Village Charter School (9.92 miles)

Number of pupils59
Funding per pupil
Pupils per teacher15
Average teacher salary
Diversity index0.13
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Rankings within New Hampshire
There are 492 schools in New Hampshire. Rankings don't always go up to 492 because some schools have missing data.
335thlargest school
289thhighest number of FTE teachers
43rdlowest pupil-teacher ratio
155thhighest average teaching salary
89thhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
160thhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
315thhighest diversity index
80thhighest funding per pupil
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

Kindergarten: 2.5 hours

1st Grade - 5th Grade: 5.3 hours

6th Grade - 8th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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