Thunderbolt Middle School

695 Thunderbolt Avenue
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Thunderbolt Middle School serves 885 students in grades 7-8.
Thunderbolt Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is equal to the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Thunderbolt Middle School's student population of 885 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students885 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Rankings

Thunderbolt Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Thunderbolt Middle School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#1141 out of 2120 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
36%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:118:1
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American Indian
2%
6%
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Asian
2%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
68%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.65
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLake Havasu Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Thunderbolt Middle School is Telesis Preparatory Academy (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Havasu Preparatory Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Havasu Preparatory Academy Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-8 | 266 students
    0.5 miles
    3155 Maricopa Avenue
    Phoenix, AZ 85020
    (928) 854-4011
    0.5 K-8 266
  • Lake Havasu City Oro Grande Elementary School Math: 42% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 326 students
    0.5 miles
    1250 Pawnee Drive
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
    (928) 505-6080
    0.5 K-6 326
  • Lake Havasu City Starline Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 632 students
    1.7 miles
    3150 Starline Dr.
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
    (928) 855-4088
    1.7 K-6 632
  • Lake Havasu City Jamaica Elementary School Math: 71% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-6 | 549 students
    1.9 miles
    3437 Jamaica Blvd. So.
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
    (928) 505-6900
    1.9 K-6 549
  • Lake Havasu City Smoketree Elementary School Math: 57% | Reading: 54%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-6 | 536 students
    2.7 miles
    2395 Smoketree Ave
    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403
    (928) 505-6900
    2.7 PK-6 536

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