Thunderbird High School

Claimed
8/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
15
Grades
9-12
Students
1,504
Type
Public
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Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


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Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Science
51%
State avg: 53%
Geometry
49%
State avg: 34%
Algebra II
46%
State avg: 30%
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College readiness
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4-year high school graduation rate
92%
State avg: 76%
AP course participation
17%
State avg: 15%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
77%
State avg: 59%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
53%
Hispanic
33%
Black
7%
American Indian/Alaska Native
3%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
23 :1
State avg: 21 :1
Students per counselor
383 :1
State avg: 756 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
97%
State avg: 85%
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Neighborhood
1750 W. Thunderbird
Phoenix, AZ 85023
Principal Jeannie Paparella - Principal
(623) 915-8971
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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