Pinnacle High School is a community school whose purpose is to provide a learning laboratory for students, while serving as a resource for community educational needs. Pinnacle rewards the highest standards of sportsmanship and supports the precept that what is learned and what is won are both worthy outcomes. We challenge students to meet the highest standards of academic, artistic and athletic performance.
Vision statementPinnacle High School is a leader in secondary education preparing students to excel in a dynamic world.
To inspire achievement and facilitate a community environment focused on rigor, relevance, and relationships.
Beliefs and values-Academic, Social, and Personal Excellence
-Education of the Whole Person
-Passionate Leaders in Teaching and Learning
Tag linePinnacle High School - Passion, Honor, Success!
Pinnacle's national and state rankingsU.S. News & World Report recently published the 2013 Best High Schools rankings. Pinnacle High School continued to rank as one of the best comprehensive public high schools in Arizona. Nationally, Pinnacle continued to rank in the 5%! The publication evaluated nearly 22,000 public high schools in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Schools were ranked on state proficiency standards, how well they prepare students for college, and other factors. For more information, go to: http://www.usnews.com/education/best-high-schools/arizona/rankings.
Newsweek Magazine: 2013 Best High Schools - This year our ranking highlights the best 2,000 public high schools in the nation—those that have proven to be the most effective in turning out college-ready grads. The list is based on six components: graduation rate (25 percent), college acceptance rate (25 percent), AP/IB/AICE tests taken per student (25 percent), average SAT/ACT scores (10 percent), average AP/IB/AICE scores (10 percent), and percent of students enrolled in at least one AP/IB/AICE course (5 percent). Sort by State to see Pinnacle’s National ranking at #593