Lisa Creaser, Principal

Phone: 480-632-4739


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Lisa Creaser, Principal

Highland Junior High School is a special place. With a tradition of excellence and a fierce commitment to student success, HJHS excels in every way.

Students here enjoy a wide variety of opportunities! We offer general, honors, and gifted academic classes; electives designed for multiple interests, including Spanish, STEM, industrial technology, coding, newspaper, yearbook, drama, art, life skills, and PE; and a highly acclaimed performing arts program which includes band, choir, and orchestra.

Students can also join any of several clubs and compete for HJHS as a member of one of our athletic teams.

We’re guided by our mission - “Pursuing Personal Growth… Everyone, Everyday” - and we’re privileged to spend each day working with our amazing students. Come join us!

HJHS Announcements

  • School Tours

    Our school tours are back open with strict guidelines and precautions in place to protect the health and safety of our community and staff. Please complete the tour request form and a team member will be in contact to schedule your tour.

    Precautions iclude:

    - All staff will wear a mask during the tour and social distancing will be practiced at all times.

    - Regular deep cleaning of our campuses is in place, and hand sanitizing will b available.

    - A maximun of 8 people per tour, and only one group at a time.

    - All CDC guidelines will be followed.

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  • Summer Camps (Pre K-8) are being offered at all 5 GPS high schools including Building Blocks Kindercamp, VIK, and The Zone.  All programs will be following strict guidelines and proactive measures to ensure health and safety.  More details on programs offered, registration, and safety measures can be found at

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Upcoming Highland Junior High Events

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Junior High School Day Start & End Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:40am–3:30pm

    Wednesday Early Release: 8:40am–2:30pm

    Half Days: 8:40am–12:30pm

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