Desert Thunder School

16750 West Garfield, Goodyear, AZ 85338 | (623) 772-5000
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 667
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 16750 W. Garfield, Goodyear, AZ 85338
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 667
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 358 (53.7%)
  • Females: 309 (46.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 84 (12.6%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 263 (39.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 347 (52.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Desert Thunder School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian60.9%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Desert Thunder School
  Number Percent
1st Grade6710.0%
2nd Grade8012.0%
3rd Grade598.8%
4th Grade7811.7%
5th Grade8312.4%
6th Grade8713.0%
7th Grade7811.7%
8th Grade6910.3%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 58%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:42%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 8 Years
  • Average Salary: $44,630
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Desert Thunder School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$35,43054%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$55,50246%
Source: AZ Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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