A COMPREHENSIVE EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE
Thunderbird Adventist Academy goes beyond traditional course offerings. In addition to standard high school classes we provide honors courses and college credit options in several subject areas. Further, our private pilot and certified nursing assistant programs provide pathways for individuals interested in careers in aviation or the healthcare industry.
Thunderbird is one of a handful of high schools in the entire United States where students can take classes for their Private Pilot's Certificate. Provided by our partner, AWA, students take both the ground and flight instruction portions of their training.
Thunderbird offers dual-credit English classes, allowing students to begin their college experience a step ahead of their cohort.
Our teachers bring the social sciences to life with explorations of the political and economic implications of past and current events.
CERTIFIED NURSING PROGRAM
Our Certified Nursing Assistant program allows students to take their Arizona State Boards and graduate as CNAs; providing them with a jump start for a variety of careers in the Healthcare industry for a promising future.
Thunderbird's music program includes choir, band, and handbell options.
Photography and Videography
Our photography students have received awards in national competitions.
Computer literacy is a basic requirement of modern life. Mandatory computer classes ensure students have a solid grounding to build on.
In addition to four years of religious classes, Thunderbird teaches students to apply religious learning in the real world by engaging in local service projects and annual dormitory trips to help harvest and distribute food for the homeless.
A variety of science classes allow students to tailor a path that best meets their education and career goals.
Curriculum Focused on Future Leaders
Our goal is for each of our students to EXCEL. To Experience Jesus, to Communicate clearly and think critically, to Embrace service and citizenship, and to Live healthfully in body and mind. We promote the development of habits that will last a lifetime as we help students to grow spiritually, achieve academic excellence, mature socially, and live healthfully.
JUST A FEW THINGS THAT MAKE US UNIQUE
GREAT CLASS SIZES
Our Class sizes range anywhere between 1 - 20 student teacher ratio
ARTS & ATHLETICS
We have an extensive arts and athletics program including soccerr, basketball, gym and more
Our students test in the top 90% of the state and have stellar ACT and SAT scores
There are a number of ways that you can participate at Thunderbird Academy