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About Us

In addition to our top-notch academic and trade programs, featuring the Eagles Scholar Program and the new Innovation Center, Thurston High School offers a wide range of extra-curricular and athletic opportunities to make student experiences here as memorable as possible.
Some of our many Points of Pride include:
  • 90% graduation rate - one of the best in Michigan and over 8 points higher than the state average!
  • Eagle Scholar's Program - specializing in providing over 20 honors and AP courses at the high school level
  • The Innovation Center - opening in the second semester of the 2023-24 school year.  The Innovation Center will be a state of the art facility specializing in Building Trades, Hospitality, Health Professions, Culinary, and Welding
  • We offer a wide range of Advanced Placement courses to challenge students in all curricular areas
  • Advanced technology in use throughout the school, including Google Chromebooks, Robotics, THTV (Thurston High School Television), communication and digital arts, 21st century classrooms, and more
  • Freshmen Academy easing the transition to high school
  • Many specialized partnerships with business, community, and government leaders, including Eagles Helping Hands, Detroit Diesel, Roush, Beaumont Hospital, Western Golf & Country Club, George Matick Chevrolet, Schoolcraft College, Madonna University, the Margaret Dunning Hough Foundation, the Redford Public Library, the Redford Jaycees, Redford Township, and Wayne County
  • 750 seat, state-of-the-art William F. Weber Auditorium
  • Excellent Athletics Program, including a new Esports Program beginning the 2023-24 school year
  • Strong community support - a bond renewal was passed in 2021 - ensuring state-of-the-art facilities, including the new Innovation Center, for many years to come