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Daly City, CA
Students enrolled: 203

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Thornton High School 4

Posted October 07, 2014
- a student
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 This means less-than-average food, outdated workbooks, and overworked teachers.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.

Thornton High School 1

Posted January 13, 2014
- a parent
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.

Thornton High School 1

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

Thornton High School 3

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

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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. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thornton High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top