Pinnacle High School

  • Pinnacle High School serves 2,463 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 39%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 34% (which is lower than the Arizona state average of 40%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Pinnacle High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Arizona for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 26:1 is higher than the Arizona state level of 20:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 61%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Pinnacle High School's student population of 2,463 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,463 students
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Total Classroom Teachers96 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pinnacle High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,842 schools in Arizona (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 26:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pinnacle High School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank
45%
19%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio26:120:1
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American Indian
n/a
5%
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Asian
4%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
45%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
79%
39%
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Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pinnacle High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.360.42
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Graduation Rate
98%
80%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
11%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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