A Letter from the Registrar

Dear Future Thunderbird Alum,

Thank you for your interest in applying to Thunderbird Adventist Academy! As you consider your options for High School, it's important to find a campus that's the right fit for your needs. Here at Thunderbird we promote a balanced life. Not only do we offer classes that prepare you for your future educational and career goals, but we also have spiritual and practical programs that encourage you to be a person of integrity, inquiry, and service. If this is what you're looking for, we urge you to apply.

Below, you will find an “Admission Checklist” listing the documents you will need to send along with your application. As soon as we receive all of these documents we can start the application process. Make sure you give recommendation forms to the appropriate people along with a stamped envelope addressed to:

Thunderbird Adventist Academy
7410 E. Sutton Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Your parent(s) or guardian will also need to make an appointment to meet with the VP of Finance.

After receiving all of the required documents the admissions committee will review your application and contact you with the results. Follow the checklist provided and you'll find it's an easy process!

Should you have further questions about the admissions process, you may contact us at (480) 948-3300, or info@thunderbirdacademy.org. Please let us know if there is any way we can help, and we look forward to meeting you in person!


International Students

Current and Returning Students



Prior to purchasing required clothing, please see the complete dress code policy for all relevant requirements.

The required Thunderbird Logo shirts and the Adams plaid skirt (Dennis Uniform Store) or Style 143 plaid skirt (Educational Outfitters) can be purchased from the following vendors:


  • The Uniform Store – Walk in only

13802 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite 104


  •  Educational Outfitters – Online ordering available

1628 E. Southern Ave.