Thunderbird High School



Thunderbird High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Thunderbird High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 383
10 359
11 419
12 346

Thunderbird High School is a public high school of the Glendale Union High School District located in Phoenix, AZ. It has 1,507 students in grades 9th through 12th. Thunderbird High School is the 102nd largest public high school in Arizona and the 3,160th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 22.2 to 1.

Total Students: 1,507
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 22.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 68

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Thunderbird High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 790
(52%)
7,702
(51%)
 Female 717
(48%)
7,262
(49%)

Thunderbird High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 849
(56%)
4,869
(33%)
 Hispanic 488
(32%)
7,791
(52%)
 Black 88
(6%)
1,205
(8%)
 Asian 43
(3%)
572
(4%)
 American Indian 35
(2%)
376
(3%)
 Two or More 4
(0%)
134
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
17
(0%)

Thunderbird High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 810
(54%)
5,398
(36%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 602
(40%)
8,482
(57%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 95
(6%)
1,084
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Thunderbird High School is ranked 73rd out of 0 ranked schools in Arizona, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Thunderbird High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (46.3%) is slightly higher than the state average of 45.3%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Thunderbird High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1733
2006 1777
2007 1759
2008 1618
2009 1547
2010 1559
2011 1581
2012 1507

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 21
2006 21.4
2007 21.1
2008 20.3
2009 19.9
2010 21.4
2011 22.2
2012 22.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.3802654356607
2006 0.26505346088914
2007 0.33826037521319
2008 0.31582200247219
2009 0.38009049773756
2010 0.39961513790892
2011 0.39278937381404
2012 0.46250829462508

Compare Thunderbird High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,948.4% 19.5:1
 
2,220.0% 22.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 45.3%
 
This School 46.3%
 
National Average 46.8%
 

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