About Payne Junior High School...
Payne Junior High, home of the Panthers, offers superior academic opportunities along with the highest behavioral expectations to maintain their excelling status. We are proud that our students achieved the highest Junior High AIMS scores in the Chandler Unified School District. Payne creates a climate that supports student effort, acknowledges personal achievement, hires highly qualified teachers in all curriculum areas, follows the “true teaming” approach, and provides enriched elective opportunities. Student's personal development is addressed with the many clubs, sports teams, and special interest groups offered at Payne before and after school.