Welcome to Thornydale Elementary

  • Welcome to the Thornydale Elementary Webpage! On behalf of our staff, students and community, I welcome you and thank you for your interest in our school. We are honored to serve the children and families in our community. It is also a privilege to be a part of a school consisting of achieving students, remarkable staff, dedicated parents, as well as being a part of a school district dedicated to creating 21st century learners. We are honored to have earned the coveted A+ School of Excellence™ Award from the Arizona Educational Foundation, as well as being awarded the prestigious 21st CCLC grant, providing funds toward before and after school enrichment clubs and intervention opportunities and programs for students. 


    Thornydale, within the Marana Unified School District, is a preK-6 school that is an integral part of the community and we take pride in knowing that families seek us out as a close-knit learning environment. Home of the Thunderbirds, Thornydale offers pre-school, full day FREE kindergarten, before and after school care, gifted and special education, full-time Master level school counselor, health services, librarian, music, arts, physical education, and more.


    Our school is dedicated to providing a safe, secure and nurturing atmosphere that encourages students to collaborate with their peers and feel open to take chances with their learning. We understand the need to provide an educationally enriching experience for our students and we are confident in our ability to do so.


    At Thornydale parents and community members are encouraged to take part in their students’ learning environment. Creating this partnership assists all involved and creates the family atmosphere that Thornydale is so well known for.


    Please come by our school any time to learn more and take a tour of our amazing learning atmosphere.