|Thornridge High School|
15000 Cottage Grove Avenue
|School board||Illinois State School Board|
|School district||Thornton Twp HS 205|
|Superintendent||Dr. Nathaniel Cunningham, Jr.|
|Principal||Mr. Justin Moore|
|Average class size||18.7|
|School color(s)||Navy blue |
|Slogan||"We Are TR"|
|Athletics conference||Southland Athletic Conference|
|Team name||Thornridge Falcons|
|Communities served||Communities of Dolton, Riverdale, sections of Calumet City, South Holland, and Burnham|
Thornridge High School or TRHS is a public four-year high school located in Dolton, IL a south suburb of Chicago. It is apart of Thornton Township High School District 205. Thornridge High School first opened to the public in 1960 after completing construction of the current main building, and serves the communities of Dolton, Riverdale, sections of Calumet City, South Holland, and Burnham. The racial makeup of Thornridge consists of over 96% African American, 3% Hispanic and less than 1% White., while the gender makeup is 49% male and 51% female. The total minority enrollment is 100%. 56% of students were eligible for the Free Lunch Program and 0% for the Reduced-Price Lunch Program.
Thornridge is nationally ranked #13,345 and #460 in Illinois according to the US News & World Report.Mathematics Proficiency is currently 6% while reading proficiency is 8%. The school graduation rate is 75%. The school has a 10% Advanced Placement (AP) participation rate and boasts a 14% pass rate.
The Athletic Director is Sherry Jackson and the Assistant Athletic Director is Prince Lowe.
The Thornridge Falcons compete in the Southland Athletic Conference (SAC). Thornridge participates in the state championship series sponsored by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA) which governs most athletics and competitive activities in Illinois. Teams are called the "Falcons". School colors are Columbia Blue, and Navy Blue.
The school sponsors interscholastic teams for both young men and women in basketball, cross country, soccer, tennis, bowling and track & field. Young men compete in baseball, football, swimming & diving, and wrestling. Young women compete in cheerleading, softball, and volleyball.
Thornridge athletic teams placed in the top four of their respective class in their respective sports in IHSA sponsored state championship series.
Thornridge is known for its historic success in the performing arts and competitive public speaking. The following teams have placed in the top four of their respective state championship competitions sponsored by the IHSA.
Rolling Meadows High School, RMHS, is a public four-year high school located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Township High School District 214, the second largest high school district in Illinois, after Township High School District 211. The other five schools include Buffalo Grove High School, Elk Grove High School, John Hersey High School, Prospect High School, and Wheeling High School. It serves primarily central and east Rolling Meadows, a significant part of Arlington Heights and a small part of Mount Prospect. Its feeder schools are South Middle School, Holmes Junior High School, Carl Sandburg Junior High School, and Our Lady of the Wayside, a private Catholic school.
The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is a state high school association in the United States that regulates competition in most interscholastic sports and some interscholastic activities at the high school level. It is a charter member of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The IHSA regulates 14 sports for boys, 15 sports for girls, and eight co-educational non-athletic activities. More than 760 public and private high schools in the state of Illinois are members of the IHSA. The Association's offices are in Bloomington, Illinois.
East Leyden High School is a secondary school located in Franklin Park, Illinois which educates grades 9-12.
Hinsdale Central High School, or HCHS is a public four-year high school located at the corner of W. 55th St. and S. Grant St. in Hinsdale, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Founded in 1879, the school is well known for its large spending per student, academic excellence, and athletic programs. It is part of Hinsdale Township High School District No. 86, which also includes Hinsdale South High School. The school is 17 miles west of Chicago and serves a suburban residential area of approximately 35,000 people. The Central campus draws its students from all of the village of Hinsdale, majority of Clarendon Hills and Oak Brook, and small parts of Burr Ridge, Darien, Willowbrook and Westmont.
James B. Conant High School is a public four-year high school located in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, a northwest suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. It is part of Township High School District 211, which also includes William Fremd High School, Hoffman Estates High School, Palatine High School, and Schaumburg High School. Feeder schools are Mead Junior High, Keller Junior High and Frost Junior High.
William Quinn Buckner is an American former professional basketball player and coach. He played collegiate basketball for the Indiana University Hoosiers, and was selected by the Milwaukee Bucks with the 7th pick of the 1976 NBA draft. He had a ten-year NBA career for three teams. In 1984, he won an NBA title with the Celtics.
Proviso West High School (PWHS) is a public high school located in Hillside, Illinois, United States. It is a part of Proviso Township High Schools District 209, and was opened in 1958. Its sister schools are Proviso East High School and Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy.
Waukegan High School, or WHS, is a public four-year high school located in Waukegan, Illinois, USA, a city to the north of Chicago, Illinois. It is part of Waukegan Community Unit School District 60. Students attend classes at the Washington Campus, located at 1011 Washington Street, and also at the Brookside Campus, at 2325 Brookside Avenue.
Oak Lawn Community High School, is a public four-year high school in Oak Lawn, Illinois, in the Chicago metropolitan area. The name "Spartans" and the colors Green and White were chosen by a committee in tribute to the Michigan State University Spartans, who won the Rose Bowl in 1954.
The Chicago Catholic League (CCL) is a high school athletic conference based in Chicago, Illinois, United States. All of the schools are part of the Illinois High School Association, the governing body for Illinois scholastic sports. While some of the schools are coeducational institutions, the conference only supports athletics for male teams.
University High School (U-High), located in Normal, Illinois, United States, is one of two laboratory schools of the College of Education at Illinois State University designed for research and teacher-training; the other is Thomas Metcalf School, an elementary school. Founded in 1857, it is the oldest laboratory school and among the oldest high schools in the United States. The principal is Andrea Markert, who was hired in April 2013 after having served as interim principal for the 2012–2013 school year and as assistant principal from 2010 to 2012. Athletic teams are known as the Pioneers and the school colors are kelly green and gold.
Thornton Township High School, often simply referred to as Thornton is a public high school founded in 1899, located in Harvey, one of the south suburbs of the city of Chicago, Illinois, USA. The school is one of three administered by Thornton Township High Schools District 205. It is occasionally confused with the two other similarly named schools in the district, Thornridge High School and Thornwood High School.
Columbia High School is a public high school in Columbia, Illinois. It is part of Columbia Community Unit School District 4.
Thornwood High School is a public high school located in South Holland, Illinois, United States. It was built as part of Thornton Township High School District 205. It opened in 1971 to accommodate overcrowding at other District 205 schools, Thornridge High and Thornton High School.
Bolingbrook High School or BHS is a public four-year high school located in Bolingbrook, Illinois, a western suburb of Chicago, Illinois, in the United States. Bolingbrook High School is the second high school in the Valley View Community Unit School District 365U.
The East Suburban Catholic Conference (ESCC) is an athletic conference consisting of 10 Catholic high schools in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. The conference became independent in 1974.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. College Preparatory High School is a public 4–year selective enrollment magnet high school located in the Kenwood neighborhood on the south side of Chicago, Illinois, United States. Opened in 1971, The school is named for civil rights activist and minister Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (1929–1968).
The Southwest Suburban Conference is an athletic and competitive activity conference consisting of public secondary schools located in the south and southwest suburbs of Chicago, Illinois.
The Illinois High School Boys Basketball Championship is a single elimination tournament held each spring in the United States. It is organized by the Illinois High School Association (IHSA).
Thornton Township High School District 205 is a consolidated high school district based in Harvey, Cook County, Illinois that serves much of Cook County's Thornton Township. The district is located due south of the city of Chicago; the township's northern border matches up with the southern border of the city proper. District 205 is composed of three high schools, all located in different villages throughout Thornton Township. Thornton Township High School is located in the western reaches of Thornton Township in the village of Harvey, and is led by principal Tony Ratliff. Another high school in the district is Thornridge High School in Dolton, a village located at the northern border of the township. The principal of Thornridge High School is Ebonie Williams. the third district school is Thornwood High School, which is located in the township seat of South Holland; Thornwood's principal is Dennis Willis. The district superintendent is Leotis Swopes.
|url=value (help). US News and World Report. 9/8/20. [usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/illinois/districts/thornton-twp-hsd-205/thornridge-high-school-7030 Archived] Check
|archive-url=value (help) from the original on 9/8/20. Retrieved 9/8/20.Check date values in:
|access-date=, |date=, |archive-date=(help)