Pennfield Senior High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
8299 Pennfield Rd
Battle Creek, MI 49017
Phone
(269) 961-9770
District
PENNFIELD SCHOOLS
County
CALHOUN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
711
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

6

(10 is best)

Better than 54.8% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

5

(10 is best)

Pennfield Senior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
48%
50%
62%
61%
33%
40%
48%
50%
62%
61%
33%
40%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

25 20 15 10 5 0
22
18
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 195 27.4%
Grade 10 190 26.7%
Grade 11 165 23.2%
Grade 12 161 22.6%
Total 711 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 86.2% 87.6% 68.7%
Black 5.0% 4.8% 18.5%
Hispanic 6.5% 6.1% 8.5%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.5% 3.6%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.8% 0.9% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 39.8% 50.1% 48.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.3% 42.2% 43.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.5% 7.9% 5.0%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 9,136 9,986,857
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 229.8 177
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.6% 5.7%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.0% 18.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 26.4% 31.5%
45-64 YEARS OLD 32.1% 27.2%
65 OR OLDER 18.9% 16.7%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,804 3,935,041
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 10.2%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 93.4% 90.8%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 21.0% 29.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 5.3% 10.9%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.1% 14.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.8% 12.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.2% 18.3%
$30,000 - $49,999 20.4% 18.6%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.2% 14.4%
$15,000 or less 8.9% 11.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,641 $12,415,841 57.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $371 $816,571 3.8%
Staff $357 $785,757 3.6%
General Administration $126 $277,326 1.3%
School Administration $698 $1,536,298 7.1%
Operation $684 $1,505,484 6.9%
Transportation $372 $818,772 3.8%
Other $327 $719,727 3.3%
Total Support $2,935 $6,459,935 29.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,290 $2,839,290 13.1%
Total Expenditures $9,866 $21,715,066 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,559 $9,833,177,705 48.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $902 $1,352,678,739 6.6%
Staff $562 $843,173,785 4.1%
General Administration $251 $376,691,275 1.8%
School Administration $637 $954,866,598 4.7%
Operation $994 $1,490,342,857 7.3%
Transportation $479 $717,479,129 3.5%
Other $562 $842,716,538 4.1%
Total Support $4,388 $6,577,850,635 32.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,711 $4,064,480,896 19.9%
Total Expenditures $13,658 $20,475,485,557 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%