« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
9-12
Public district
Phoenix, AZ
Students enrolled: 1,581
 

Contact this school

1750 W. Thunderbird
Phoenix, AZ 85023

School website
(623) 435-6000
(623) 915-8971
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Thunderbird High School address.

February 08, 2015
Would like administration to do much better job of keeping parents informed by posting timely information, council minutes, newsletters, etc. on school website and requiring teachers to update class websites weekly.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 26, 2009
my daughter is graduatuing this year 2009 she loved all 4 years at thunderbird high and all the teacher were great and helped her out!!!!

- submitted by a parent

February 05, 2009
I am the parent of a freshman that came from a very small private school. Thunderbird administration and teachers made the transition very easy for my student. The Chief Parent Association is great very organized and does a great job for the school. I am very very happy with our choice of Thunderbird High School!

- submitted by a parent
no rating
June 02, 2008
Overall, I really like this school. Accelerated/AP track is awesome - for the most part, the teachers cover their given topics extremely well. There is always something going on and a great sense of family exists at T-Bird. I only wish that some of the money spent on sports went toward performing arts, because we work terribly hard and have extremely good feedback from the community but the music/drama/dance treasuries pretty much run dry by the second semester, whereas the athletic treasuries never lose out.

- submitted by a student

February 27, 2008
i love this school and all... but its like a tin can. come on... Also some teachers aren't that helpful but i would like to thank some like my english teacher mrs. gebhart. Awesome teacher. nice media center. but like everything else needs more improvement. i am a student there. but sometimes i wish it would change a little.

- submitted by a student

August 17, 2007
Excellent School. Administration is awesome and campus looks lovely.

- submitted by a parent

August 13, 2007
I am a current student at Thunderbird High School and it is one of the best schools I have been to. The teachers are always there before or after school to help you with a problem or review for the test. The school also has a wonderful AP program. The teachers are very involved with their work and they will work with every student to help them pass the AP test. Overall, I feel that Thunderbird is an exceptional school because of how much the teachers care about their work and how much I myself have learned over my past three years there.

- submitted by a student

August 10, 2006
I actually attend this school and it is a really good school and our teachers do care about us

- submitted by a student

May 14, 2006
I have attended T-bird before and I loved it. The classes and teachers are great.

- submitted by a student
no rating
February 03, 2006
Thunderbird is a very 'high Tech' School and I was please with the mixed crowds when I saw it.

- submitted by a student

January 10, 2006
My son is attending 9th grade at THS on a variance. I was hesitant to allow him to attend but am glad I did. I cannot say enough about the teachers and counsellors he has. They really care that my son succeeds. The level of contact I have with them is great. I know they will keep me informed if my son misses an assignment so we can get him back on track. I am a very grateful parent. The feedback and level of communication is excellent. My son likes the way his teachers teach and he is learning and getting good grades. What more could a parent ask for. Congrats to THS and its excellent teachers.

- submitted by a parent

September 27, 2005
This is a very well organized school. It offers many programs to its students and has a smart, and friendly staff.

- submitted by a student

September 24, 2005
This school strives for excellence. Have not seen any major problems with this school. Also has a great sports program. Doing a great job to crack down on student violence and drug use. Will definetly listen to student/parent input.

- submitted by a student

February 28, 2005
My sister went to Thunderbird and she had a great time and I soon will beattedndin thunderbird with a great past there. Anyone with ambishion to do something with there life should attend.

- submitted by a student

March 19, 2004
Sound prepartion for college and life is to be found at Thunderbird.

- submitted by a parent

June 30, 2003
My son graduated with honors and enjoyed his years at T-Bird. My daughter graduates this coming year and loves her school. I find the teachers to be involved, knowledgeable and the students like them very much. Well-rounded curriculum and extra curriculum. Overall a '5' with our family.

- submitted by a community member

April 22, 2003
The biology teacher is a great instructor and very knowledgeable.

- submitted by a community member

March 28, 2003
good atmosphere for education. not a lot of troubled students. studdent envolvement to commuity is great

- submitted by a community member

October 15, 2002
The art teacher is actually an art major/minor. She knows what she is doing. She is very critical of the students' work whick also makes them strive harder if that will be their goal in life.

- submitted by a community member

Profile Completeness

INTERMEDIATE

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: February 08, 2015

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2015 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Thunderbird High School
1750 W. Thunderbird, Phoenix, AZ  85023
(623) 435-6000
Last modified Thunderbird High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Thunderbird High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top