Pinnacle High School

3535 E. Mayo Blvd
Phoenix, AZ 85050
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Pinnacle High School serves 2,647 students in grades 7-12.
Pinnacle High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 69% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Pinnacle High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Arizona for:

School Overview

Pinnacle High School's student population of 2,647 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 101 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students2,647 students
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Total Classroom Teachers101 teachers
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School Rankings

Pinnacle High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 2,120 schools in Arizona (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Pinnacle High School is 0.36, 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
#266 out of 2120 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
6%
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Asian
3%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
79%
38%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.360.65
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Graduation Rate
98%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
6%
45%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pinnacle High School is West-mec - Pinnacle High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Explorer Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fireside Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Phoenix West-mec - Pinnacle High School Vocational School
    Math: 58% | Reading: 52%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12
    0.0 miles
    3535 E. Mayo Blvd.
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (623) 873-1860
    0 9-12 n/a
  • Phoenix Fireside Elementary School Math: 85% | Reading: 84%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: PK-6 | 805 students
    0.3 miles
    3725 E. Love Cactus Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-4700
    0.3 PK-6 805
  • Phoenix Explorer Middle School Math: 67% | Reading: 62%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-8 | 848 students
    1.3 miles
    22401 North 40th Street
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-4200
    1.3 5-8 848
  • Phoenix Quail Run Elementary School Math: 64% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 676 students
    1.3 miles
    3303 E Utopia
    Phoenix, AZ 85032
    (602) 449-4400
    1.3 PK-6 676
  • Phoenix Wildfire Elementary School Math: 68% | Reading: 70%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-6 | 692 students
    1.3 miles
    3997 E. Lockwood Drive
    Phoenix, AZ 85050
    (602) 449-2000
    1.3 PK-6 692

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