West-mec - Thunderbird High School

West-mec - Thunderbird High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 44%) for the 2017-18 school year.

Top Placements

West-mec - Thunderbird High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

School TypeVocational school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students (09-10)3 students
This chart display total students of West-mec - Thunderbird High School by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachersn/a

School Comparison

West-mec - Thunderbird High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,111 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West-mec - Thunderbird High School is 0.00, 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
#314 out of 2111 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
45%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
44%
Student : Teacher Ration/a19:1
American Indian (09-10)
n/a
6%
Asian (09-10)
n/a
3%
Hispanic (09-10)
n/a
41%
Black (09-10)
33%
6%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in West-mec - Thunderbird High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
White (09-10)
67%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in West-mec - Thunderbird High School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
Hawaiian (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races (09-10)
n/a
n/a
Diversity Score
n/a0.65
This chart display the diversity score of West-mec - Thunderbird High School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2009-10 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest-Mec - Western Maricopa Education Center School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West-mec - Thunderbird High School is Thunderbird High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Reid Traditional Schools' Painted Rock Academy (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moon Mountain School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix Thunderbird High School Math: 69% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,488 student
    0.0 miles
    1750 W. Thunderbird
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (623) 915-8900
    0 9-12 1,488
  • Phoenix Moon Mountain School Math: 39% | Reading: 38%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 666 students
    0.3 miles
    13425 N 19th Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (602) 896-6000
    0.3 PK-6 666
  • Phoenix John Jacobs Elementary School Math: 32% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 576 students
    0.9 miles
    14421 N 23rd Ave
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (602) 896-5700
    0.9 K-6 576
  • Phoenix Shaw Butte School Math: 28% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 909 students
    1.0 miles
    12202 N. 21st Ave.
    Phoenix, AZ 85029
    (602) 347-4200
    1 PK-6 909
  • Phoenix Reid Traditional Schools' Painted Rock Academy Charter School
    Math: 71% | Reading: 71%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: K-8 | 597 students
    1.2 miles
    14841 N. Black Canyon Highway
    Phoenix, AZ 85023
    (623) 478-2344
    1.2 K-8 597

School Reviews

Review West-mec - Thunderbird High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Summer vacation may be a time for relaxation, but being away from school may result in significant learning loss. Learn about how you can keep your child’s brain sharp this summer.
As more schools return to in-person learning, teachers and parents find themselves dealing with the trauma and stress created by the pandemic.
After more than a year of remote learning, schools are finally returning to in-person instruction but how has the pandemic changed the face of public education and what will it look like moving forward?