Perry High School Profile 2022-2023
1919 E Queen Creek
Gilbert AZ 85297
Heather Patterson, Principal
¨ Kevin Ames, Activities
¨ Clint Beauer, Curriculum
¨ Jennifer Burks, Athletic Director
¨ Jeff Kain, Freshman Dean
¨ Kim Kwong, College and Career Center Specialist
School CEB Code: 030668
School Colors: Cardinal and Navy Blue
School Mascot: Puma
A state-of-the-art wireless campus, 1 to 1 technology program, with a public library, day care center, heated swimming pool, CTE building with cutting edge equipment and tools, Mindfulness room, two dance rooms, an auditorium, two gymnasiums, baseball fields, softball fields, tennis courts, fieldhouse, three weight rooms and a football stadium.
Student Enrollment: 2820
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Located in the southeast valley of the Phoenix metropolitan area, Gilbert is a dynamic community that is actively growing and diversifying its economic base, citing global-minded innovation and entrepreneurship as keys to productivity. Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) are essential components to the community's economic foundation. Gilbert is committed to realizing a sustainable and world-class business environment that is unique to the community.
The community’s dense volume of educated residents boasts one of the highest concentrations of graduate and professional degrees among competing Western U.S. cities. Gilbert’s current population is 267,918. With attractive demographics, award-winning amenities, prime business incentives and high-profile developments, Gilbert offers immediate, attainable economic opportunity for industry-leading companies.
Since opening in the fall of 2007 with approximately 800 students, Perry has become a prime destination for students from around the east valley. Centered around Academics, Athletics and Activities, we are a well-rounded and active community of learners. Students have a wide variety of subjects and courses to choose from, including Career and Technical Education, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment to Drawing/Painting, Psychology and Dance. We have 90+ student-led clubs on campus yearly, with many of them being community or service driven. Others are just plain FUN (Harry Potter and Pickle Ball)! Our men’s/women’s athletic teams are consistently in the conversation for state championships and often recognized not only for their endeavors on the field or court, but in the classroom as well.
Recognized by the state as an excelling school since its inception, Perry distinguishes itself by providing an enriched environment where students can develop Pride in themselves, their school, and their community; where they can demonstrate Progress in their ability to think critically in a technologically advanced society; and where they can realize their Purpose as responsible citizens.
Perry High Highlights
Qualified for State Men’s: Football, Swim & Dive, Cross Country, Golf, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling, Baseball, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball.
Qualified for State Women’s: Badminton, Golf, Swim & Dive, Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer, Wrestling, Tennis, Pom and Cheer, Volleyball, Softball, Track and Field, Beach Volleyball
Choir Highlights: 11 Students qualified for Regional Honor Choir, 2 Students qualified for All State Jazz Choir, 1 Student qualified for All State Show Choir and 5 Students qualified for All State Choir.
Orchestra Highlights: Students qualified for and performed in the Regional Orchestra. 3 students qualified for and performed in the All-State Orchestra. Perry Chamber Orchestra performed a full length concert in historic Faneuil Hall in Boston Massachusetts.
Theatre Program: State Competition Champions.
Fine Arts: 35 Students earned Fine Arts Diploma Seal.
CTE: State Championship: 1st and 2nd place for Advertising Design, 2nd place Employment application process, 1st place Promotional Bulletin Board, 1st in Trend Micro Systems “What’s your story” Contest, Rocky Mountain Emmy Award winner 4 times, 1st place SkillsUSA State Championship, State Champion AIA Spirit Video, the only 4k Live Sports Broadcast in the State.
STEM Diploma Program: (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Directed towards promoting the importance of high school achievement and the value of rigorous course work. A Stem Diploma and Stem Scholar Diploma are offered. 2022 graduates earned 24 STEM Scholar Diplomas and 33 STEM Diplomas. 2014 ASBA Golden Bell award winner, Chandler Innovative Fair, Super Bowl Host Committee-Top STEM schools in AZ and Expect More Arizona Spotlight STEM program.
Clubs: Over 90+ diverse extracurricular activities for all students