Pinnacle High School

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Pinnacle High School
Pinnacle High School logo.jpg
3535 East Mayo Boulevard


Coordinates33°40′51″N 112°00′29″W / 33.6808°N 112.0081°W / 33.6808; -112.0081Coordinates: 33°40′51″N 112°00′29″W / 33.6808°N 112.0081°W / 33.6808; -112.0081
TypePublic high school
School districtParadise Valley Unified School District
PrincipalChad Lanese[1]
Teaching staff95.80 (on an FTE basis)[2]
Enrollment2,579[2] (2016-2017)
Student to teacher ratio25.71[2]
Color(s)Blue & White

Pinnacle High School is a public high school located in the north valley of Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona. PHS opened in 2000,[3] and is a part of the Paradise Valley Unified School District (PVUSD). The school’s nickname is the Pinnacle Pioneers, and the school's colors are blue and white.


Pinnacle High School's campus includes eight buildings, two baseball fields, two softball fields, one football field, two practice football fields, one lacrosse field, a track, eight tennis courts, ten batting/racquetball cages, a student parking lot, and a staff parking lot.


The demographic breakdown of the 2,463 students enrolled in the 2015-2016 school year was:

  • Male - 52.3%
  • Female - 47.7%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 0.4%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 3.7%
  • Black - 1.8%
  • Hispanic - 11.5%
  • White - 78.6%
  • Multiracial - 4.0%

7.1% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch. For 2015-2016, Pinnacle was a Title I school.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

Spencer Rattler, recruited to Oklahoma University’s 2019 football program. His first debut was Saturday, September 7, during the OU vs South Dakota game. Rattler (#7) was brought in during the 3rd quarter and threw a 23 yarder to receiver, Trejan Bridges, for the 9th TD of the match, which OU went on to win handily.


  1. ^ "Leadership / Administration". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Pinnacle High School". Retrieved 24 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Overview / Overview". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Sydney Wiese - - Official Site of the WNBA". Retrieved 25 July 2018.
  5. ^ "Brian Lewerke Bio :: Michigan State :: Official Athletic Site". Retrieved 30 December 2017.

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