Thornton Township High School District 205

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Thornton Township High School District 205
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Location
465 E. 170th St.
South Holland, Illinois
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Type public secondary district
Superintendent J. Kamala Buckner
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Website district205.net/sd205users

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. [1] 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. [2] 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. [3] the third district school is Thornwood High School , which is located in the township seat of South Holland; Thornwood's principal is Dennis Willis. [4] The district superintendent is Leotis Swopes. [5]

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References

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