THORNTON FRACTNL SO HIGH SCHOOL

Go back
18500 BURNHAM AVE
LANSING, IL 60438
School Information
  • School Rating: 1
  • Educational Climate: Below Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Thornton Fractional Twp Hsd 215
  • Students/Teacher: 21:1
  • Students/Grade: 467
  • Number Students: 1868
  • Number Teachers: 94
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Jake Gourley
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (6694 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (160 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 32
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "tf south us not a bad school, however there are a lot of students that do not care as much for their education like i or otners do, qnd th8s sometimes mqkes it hard to be in a coass with those people who are not on the academic level or wqnt as me"
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-06-01
    "Throughout my four years at Thornton Fractional South High School, I encountered a number of teachers. Each teacher had their own personalities, rules, teaching styles, and levels of knowledge on the subjects they taught. I have had the pleasure of being taught by teachers who genuinely care for their students. They will stay after school and work with struggling students, never judge or talk down to their class, nor did they ever stop caring about the lives of students outside of the class room. Unfortunately, majority of teachers do not care for their students as they should. I have dealt with teachers who made it their personal goal to get their pay checks and go home. They cared very little to none about the education of their students. Our understanding of the subject being taught didn't matter to them at all. Although every teacher is different, I do not regret being in any of their classrooms. Whether good or bad, I walked away with more knowledge on a subject or a new life lesson."
    Topic: Teachers | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "The teachers we have encountered seem to be very helpful and interested in the future of the students. They are willing to tutor and assist. If you ask or are concerned and reach out they will work with you. You must show your interest to get results."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "I have enjoyed my experience and would do it all over again. I was active in a few social committees such as Best Buddies and Peer Mediation. I also played Freshman Basketball and Freshman and Sophomore Softball. I love the teachers I have had; we have music as transition between classes which works really well and the students love it. The students and parents are extremely supportive for the athletics."
    Topic: Academics | Rating:
    Posted 2016-04-01
    "The school and teachers are great. The curriculum is great and they offer a nice variety. Scheduling process is okay, but the counselors handle the course load with the students; parents are not involved -- this can be good and bad. The teachers, counselors and staff give a great deal of responsibility to the students. They expect the students to relay messages to the parents for sports practice times, after school clubs and even senior activities. They have however begun to utilize the broadcast messages over the phone for some things."
    Page 1 of 32
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    Sources: Maponics, LLC and Onboard Informatics ©2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on in making any home-buying decisions. School information does not guarantee enrollment. Contact a local real estate professional or the school district(s) for current information on schools. This information is not intended for use in determining a person's eligibility to attend a school or to use or benefit from other city, town or local services.
    C21 Properties In this Area C21 Offices Serving this Area C21 Agents Serving this Area
    View Agents
    Nicole Murawski of Mike McCatty and Associates
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Dympna Fay-hart
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­230.3800
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Jing Li
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    Kay Yunker
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­361.0800
    15812 S. Wolf Road
    Orland Park, IL 60467
    Laura Rocha
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    312.­890.9878
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Dixie Hruska of Dave Taylors Team
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    219.­661.3000
    8080 E. 109th Ave
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    Stanley Wertelka
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­485.4421
    208 North Cedar Road
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Janice Weathington
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    708.­957.1199
    930 West 175th St
    Homewood, IL 60430
    Dawn King
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    800.­323.3545
    35 South Washington Street, 3rd Floor
    Naperville, IL 60540
    Radha Shankar
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    800.­323.3545
    35 South Washington Street, 3rd Floor
    Naperville, IL 60540
    Deborah Krause
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    219.­661.3000
    8080 E. 109th Ave
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    Agnes Zajdel
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    708.­351.5769
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Deborah Rigg
    CENTURY 21 Affiliated
    219.­661.3000
    8080 E. 109th Ave
    Crown Point, IN 46307
    Marie Druszkowski
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­485.4421
    208 North Cedar Road
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Carl Burse Jr.
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    708.­479.0021
    18700 Wolf Road
    Suite 106
    Mokena, IL 60448
    Dorota Zawlodzki
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    847.­571.7558
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Anne Hazen
    CENTURY 21 Kreuser & Seiler, Ltd.
    847.­529.7045
    200 North Milwaukee Avenue,
    Suite 100
    Libertyville, IL 60048
    Martha Silveyra
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    773.­410.6770
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631
    Linda L. Barnas
    CENTURY 21 Universal Real Estate
    773.­562.8010
    7300 N. Western Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60645
    Connie Petyko
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­485.4421
    208 North Cedar Road
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Seetharama Nayak
    CENTURY 21 S.G.R., Inc.
    312.­326.2121
    1823 S. Michigan Ave.
    Chicago, IL 60616
    James Smith
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    708.­479.0021
    18700 Wolf Road
    Suite 106
    Mokena, IL 60448
    Kimmy Elitzer
    CENTURY 21 Pride Realty
    815.­485.4421
    208 North Cedar Road
    New Lenox, IL 60451
    Stella Biskup
    CENTURY 21 McMullen Real Estate, Inc.
    708.­426.8664
    6400 N. Northwest Highway
    Chicago, IL 60631