About Our School
Pinnacle High School Profile
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.
High school is an incredible 4-year journey for both students and parents and it is a very important part of a student's life. These years will be filled with exciting games and events, new friendships, great teachers and incredible opportunities. Set on a beautiful college-like campus, Pinnacle is a school focused on continuous improvement. Our mission is to inspire achievement and facilitate a community environment focused on rigor, relevance, and relationships. We are committed to meeting the individual needs of all students through a rigorous academic program, excelling athletics, amazing performing and visual arts, and thriving extracurricular clubs. Thank you for making Pinnacle your first choice!
Pinnacle 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
Pinnacle High School – Passion, Honor, Success!
Pinnacle's National and State Rankings
U.S. News & World Report annually publishes Best High School rankings. In 2020, 2021, and in 2022, Pinnacle High School continued to rank as one of the best comprehensive public high schools in Arizona. The publication evaluates roughly 22,000 public high schools in 50 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, access the U.S. News & World Report on Arizona public school rankings.
Pinnacle High School represents 340,783 square feet with eight freestanding buildings
Building A: Administration Building
Building B: Information Technology Center (media center)
Building C: Math/Science
Building D: Auditorium/Performing and Visual Arts
Building E: Gymnasium and Physical Education
Building F: English/Social Studies/World Languages/Career Technical Education
Building G: Cafeteria
Building H: Athletics and Physical Education
The 77-acre site also includes four baseball fields, two soccer fields and one football field with track and field facilities.
Year opened: 2000
Mascot: Pioneer Pete
Colors: Navy and White