Thunderbolt Middle School

695 Thunderbolt Ave
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Thunderbolt Middle School serves 862 students in grades 7-8.
Thunderbolt Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 32%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 65% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in AZ
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

School Overview

Thunderbolt Middle School's student population of 862 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-8
Total Students
862 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Thunderbolt Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,854 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Thunderbolt Middle School is 0.49, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AZ)
Overall Testing Rank
#853 out of 1854 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
32%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
25:1
17:1
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American Indian
2%
5%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
26%
47%
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Black
1%
6%
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White
67%
35%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
20%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
10%
9%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Thunderbolt Middle School's ranking?
Thunderbolt Middle School is ranked #853 out of 1,854 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Arizona.
What schools are Thunderbolt Middle School often compared to?
Thunderbolt Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Telesis Preparatory by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 32% AZ state average), while 34% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 39% AZ state average).
How many students attend Thunderbolt Middle School?
862 students attend Thunderbolt Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
67% of Thunderbolt Middle School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Thunderbolt Middle School?
Thunderbolt Middle School has a student ration of 25:1, which is higher than the Arizona state average of 17:1.
What grades does Thunderbolt Middle School offer ?
Thunderbolt Middle School offers enrollment in grades 7-8
What school district is Thunderbolt Middle School part of?
Thunderbolt Middle School is part of Lake Havasu Unified District (4368) School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-8
  • Enrollment: 862 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 25:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 27% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 34% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AZ Dept. of Education

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