Pinnacle Peak Elementary School

  • Pinnacle Peak Elementary School serves 583 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 79% (which is higher than the Arizona state average of 42%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is equal to the Arizona state level of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Arizona state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Pinnacle Peak Elementary School's student population of 583 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students583 students
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Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pinnacle Peak Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pinnacle Peak Elementary School is 0.29, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AZ)
Overall School Rank#133 out of 1,842 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:119:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
45%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
84%
38%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
7%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AZ.
Diversity Score0.290.42
This chart display the diversity score of Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
42%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Pinnacle Peak Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Arizona by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameParadise Valley Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AZ Dept. of Education

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