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Thunderbird Adventist Academy
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  • Private, Boarding, Adventist
  • SCOTTSDALE, AZ

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grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade C
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Sports
    grade B

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Thunderbird Adventist Academy is a highly rated, private, boarding, Christian school located in SCOTTSDALE, AZ. It has 129 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. Tuition is $21,740 for the highest grade offered. After graduation, 90% of students from this school go on to attend a 4-year college.

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Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$12,750
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Boarding (Tuition + Boarding)
$21,740
Received Financial Aid
90%
Average Financial Aid
$5,000

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Thunderbird Adventist Academy Rankings

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Academics

Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1130
22 responses
Average ACT
20
10 responses

Culture & Safety

Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 7 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 7 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 11 responses
  • Fall festival of music and art
    27%
  • Senior survival school
    27%
  • Vespers
    18%
  • Chapel
    9%
  • Homecoming
    9%
  • Spirit Week
    9%

Boarding

Students Boarding
28%
Boarding Days Per Week
5-day, 7-day
Top Countries
Ethiopia, Russian Federation, Ukraine, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Uganda
International Boarding Students
75%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
129
71%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 7 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 7 responses
43%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 7 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
17:1
Poll
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 8 responses
Poll
88%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 8 responses

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Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
50%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 8 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 8 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 8 responses

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