PROFICIENCY 51% 43% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
43%Paradise Valley Unified District
46%Phoenix
36%Arizona

Pinnacle High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Paradise Valley Unified District" in Phoenix, AZ. There are a total of 2,443 students and 97 teachers at Pinnacle High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 26 to 1. There are a total of 128 free lunch students and 31 reduced lunch students.

Pinnacle High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 51.0%, which is 43% higher than the Arizona average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students2443
Teachers96.8
Student/Teacher ratio26:1
Free lunch128
Reduced lunch31

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment669
Taking some courses569
Taking some courses (not tests)104
Passing some courses362
Passing no courses210

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Pinnacle High School, there are a total of 669 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 569 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School48%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All53%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School53%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

Pinnacle High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictArizonaNational
White 79.8% 60.0% 40.8% 51.1%
Black 0.2% 0.3% 5.1% 15.9%
Asian 4.4% 3.4% 2.8% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 10.5% 28.5% 43.8% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.4% 1.1% 4.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.7% 3.0% 0.4% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.0% 3.7% 2.2% 3.1%

Phoenix demographics profile

StatisticPhoenixArizonaNational
Population234,4957,278,717328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1,2756591
Median age46.337.137.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%53%55%
Speak English87%73%79%
Speak Spanish6%20%13%

Education level achieved in Phoenix

IndexPhoenixArizonaNational
Completed 8th grade95.3%83.7%84.3%
Completed high school94.9%82.2%83.0%
Completed some college83.6%62.0%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.9%36.5%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.6%28.0%30.3%
Completed masters21.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree7.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate2.4%1.2%1.3%
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Source: The Pinnacle High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.