Payne Junior High School
Expecting Educational Excellence
7655 S. Higley Rd., Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Phone: (480) 224-2400
Attendance: (480) 224-2403
Health Office: (480) 224-2402
Fax: (480) 224-9169
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 1:00 PM)


Payne Junior High School - Expecting Educational Excellence

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Principal: Paul Bollard
Brief directions: School is on Higley Road, between Riggs Rd and Hunt Highway.
About Payne Junior High School...
Payne Junior High, home of the Panthers, offers superior academic opportunities along with the highest behavioral expectations to maintain our excelling status. We are proud that our students demonstrate academic excellence on the state AZMerit tests.  Our campus climate supports students, celebrates personal achievement and is inclusive of all. Our highly qualified teachers in all curricular areas work together to create a “true teaming” approach, and to provide enriched elective opportunities. Student's personal development is enhanced through the many clubs, sports teams, and special interest opportunities offered at Payne before and after school.        

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