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115 First Avenue
Daly City, CA 94014

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(650) 550-7840
(650) 758-2092
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October 07, 2014
It does a good job at providing students a second chance at getting their diploma. Like most public schools, it's underfunded. This means less-than-average food, outdated workbooks, and overworked teachers. The teachers, staff and counselors (special shoutout to Karla Talkoff and Liz DeNatale) genuinely care for the students' futures, but it's up to each student to meet them halfway and to put effort into their own education. Students' homework is usually in the form of handbooks and the occasional short essay -- the usual. School gets out around 12:30 because students must earn elective credits by doing community service or a work program. I transferred to here from OHS due to a lot of emotional and mental stress, and at Thornton I chose to study hard and work towards graduation. While some peers slacked off, some peers socialized, and others seemed as if they couldn't have cared less about their education, the majority of my classmates worked hard and walked across the stage alongside me. Thornton has a bad reputation but it was my saving grace, for which I am really thankful for.

- submitted by a student

January 13, 2014
Liberian is a dictator of what u can say. No freedom of speech horrible food teachers care less about the students the english teacher has a heavy accent which makes it hard for foreign students to learn english. This school needs to be shut down n open back up by people who care and r educated.

- submitted by a parent

December 31, 2008
i hate it it is too small the teachers dont care and my kid hates it he wants to leave really badly.

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2007
Alternative school. If your kids need this its ok. Most teachers care.

- submitted by a parent
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Thornton High School
115 First Avenue, Daly City, CA  94014
(650) 550-7840
Last modified Thornton High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12
Thornton High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top