10

10 out of 10

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Overview

Thornhill Elementary School

5880 Thornhill Drive
Oakland, CA, 94611
(510) 339-6800

Thornhill Elementary School, located in Oakland, CA, serves grades K-5 in the Oakland Unified School District. It received a GreatSchool Rating of 10 out of 10

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Student Diversity

Asian
12%
Native American or Native Alaskan
1%
Pacific Islander
0%
Hispanic
10%
Black, non-Hispanic
13%
Multiracial
10%
Filipino
1%
White, non-Hispanic
53%

Reviews

3.5
(14 Reviews)

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My son went to school here for 4th and 5th grade, 2004 - 2007. He adjusted well as a transfer student, and the kids were friendly. There was good parent involvement in the school. The teachers were very caring and attentive, and in great communication with parents.
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Don't be fooled by the high API score--Thornhill students come from privileged backgrounds and would probably test well anywhere. As the number of students has increased, the district just plops down 'portables' (classroom-sized trailer homes) on the surrounding paved area.
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Having had kids in Thornhill and other schools that give less daily homework etc. I would have to say that more is not better. More homework does not make a child smarter.
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This is my child's last year at Thornhill and while I believe it is a good school. I have always found the parents there very difficult to talk to, they are not down to earth but quite snobby. My child's progress started off great but then went down around the third grade.
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