• Payne Junior High School - Expecting Educational ExcellencePayne Junior High School
    Expecting Educational Excellence

    Phone: (480) 224-2400
    Attendance: (480) 224-2403
    Health Office: (480) 224-2402
    Fax: (480) 224-9379
    School Hours: 9:06 AM - 3:58 PM
    Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Early Dismissal time is 11:02 AM.
    (Early dismissal time for FINALS is 1:04 PM)

    Our Website: https://www.cusd80.com/PJHS
    Visitors to School
    Parents of enrolled pupils and parents who wish to enroll their children in the Chandler Unified School District must fill out this form to visit, tour (outside of regularly scheduled tour times) or observe a classroom. This completed form must be submitted to the school principal/designee no less than two full business days before the desired visit.
    About Payne Junior High School...
    Welcome to Payne Junior High School, where the foundations for a successful academic journey are laid. We pride ourselves on providing a nurturing and stimulating environment that caters to the unique needs of our students. At our school, we strive to create a community where students can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally, preparing them for the challenges of high school and beyond.  

    Our dedicated team of educators understands the importance of this transitional phase in a student's life. We offer a comprehensive curriculum that balances core subjects such as mathematics, science, language arts, and social studies, with a wide range of elective courses, including art, music, physical education, and technology. By encouraging curiosity and critical thinking, we empower our students to become independent learners and active participants in their own education.

    Beyond academics, our school fosters a supportive and inclusive atmosphere, promoting positive relationships among students and staff. We prioritize character development, emphasizing values such as respect, responsibility, integrity, and empathy. Through various extracurricular activities, clubs, and community service opportunities, students have the chance to explore their passions, develop leadership skills, and forge lifelong friendships.

    We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our curriculum, faculty, extracurricular offerings, and the unique opportunities that await your child at Payne Junior High School. Together, we can inspire a love for learning and set them on the path to success during these formative years.
    -- Lisa Palella, Principal
    Brief directions: School is on Higley Road, between Riggs Rd and Hunt Highway.
    Lisa Palella, Principal
    (480) 224-2407
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