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1750 W Thunderbird Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85023

(623) 915-8900

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,538

Students Per Teacher: 15

Parent Reviews

19 Parent Reviews for Thunderbird High School

New marching band director is requiring much more time, travel and fundraising from students than in the past. If this keeps up my child will need to drop band to keep up with school work and other activities! a school music program should not be all consuming!

Posted by a parent on 10/27/13

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!!!!

Posted by a parent on 05/26/09

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/05/09

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/02/08

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/27/08

Excellent School. Administration is awesome and campus looks lovely.

Posted by a parent on 08/17/07

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/13/07

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

Posted by a student on 08/10/06

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

Posted by a former student on 05/14/06

Thunderbird is a very 'high Tech' School and I was please with the mixed crowds when I saw it.

Posted by a student on 02/03/06

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Test scores for Thunderbird High School

AIMS* Test Scores

Grade Level: 10

Test Year: 2012
Thunderbird High School
Glendale Union High School District
* In 2011-2012 Arizona's Instrument to Measure Standards (AIMS) was used to test students in reading and mathematics in grades 3 through 8 and 10, writing in grades 5, 6, 7, and 10, and in science in grades 4, 8 and 10. AIMS is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students have mastered Arizona's learning standards. Students must pass the grade 10 AIMS in order to graduate. The goal is for all students to meet or exceed state standards on the test.

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Phoenix schools — Thunderbird High School is located at 1750 W Thunderbird Rd, Phoenix AZ 85023. 1750 W Thunderbird Rd is in the 85023 ZIP code in Phoenix, AZ The school district for Thunderbird High School is the Glendale Union High School District. Thunderbird High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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