Mission Statement

The mission of the Thornton Fractional Student Services Department is to promote and support an educational environment where students and staff are empowered, challenged, and inspired to maximize their individual potential through academic and personal growth.

Our Responsibilities

The Thornton Fractional High Schools offer a variety of educational services to meet the individual needs of our school community. The Student Services Department makes district-wide support and assistance available that is designed to provide each student with the tools needed for success. 

Services provided may include any of the following:

  • Counseling
  • Academic Resources
  • Student Tutoring
  • Social Work Services
  • Health Services
  • Career Development Services
  • Intervention Consultations
  • ADA 504
  • Special Education Services

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Staff Contact Information:


Dr. Rena Whitten
Assistant Superintendent  of Student Services & Equity
Phone: 708-585-2312

Mr. Brian Bergthold
Student Services Coordinator
Phone: 708-585-2313

Ms. Martha Suarez
Family Outreach Specialist/Spanish Language Interpreter
Phone: 708-585-2337

Mrs. TaShara Tate
Student Services Coordinator
Phone: 708-585-9716

Ms. Jessica Paez
Executive Secretary
Phone: 708-585-2312