Paw 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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
30609 East Red Arrow Hwy
Paw Paw, MI 49079
Phone
(269) 415-5600
District
PAW PAW PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
VAN BUREN COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
680
Classroom Teachers
32

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Michigan

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.4% of MI schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Paw High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 11

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 51 47
Proficiency in Reading 70 57
Proficiency in Math 31 37

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 21.03
AVG FOR DISTRICT 18.32
AVG FOR STATE 18.22
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 167 24.6%
Grade 10 175 25.7%
Grade 11 171 25.1%
Grade 12 167 24.6%
Total 680 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 88.4% 89.4% 69.3%
Black 1.5% 1.6% 18.4%
Hispanic 8.5% 8.0% 8.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 1.4% 0.7% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.8%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 38.5% 41.6% 44.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 30.4% 34.0% 38.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 8.1% 7.6% 5.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 13,496 9,962,311
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 171.2 176
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.8% 5.8%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.5% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.2% 31.4%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 27.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.9% 15.9%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 5,310 3,888,646
Single Parent Households With Children 8.0% 10.4%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 92.1% 90.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 26.4% 28.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.5% 9.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.8% 12.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 16.1% 12.2%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.3% 18.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 19.1% 19.4%
$15,000 - $29,999 14.1% 15.7%
$15,000 or less 10.1% 12.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,828 $12,355,360 47.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $292 $619,040 2.4%
Staff $220 $466,400 1.8%
General Administration $195 $413,400 1.6%
School Administration $586 $1,242,320 4.8%
Operation $836 $1,772,320 6.8%
Transportation $378 $801,360 3.1%
Other $312 $661,440 2.5%
Total Support $2,819 $5,976,280 23.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $3,631 $7,697,720 29.6%
Total Expenditures $12,278 $26,029,360 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,210 $9,436,018,885 50.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $832 $1,264,432,378 6.8%
Staff $514 $781,036,331 4.2%
General Administration $240 $364,240,642 2.0%
School Administration $597 $907,444,508 4.9%
Operation $910 $1,382,300,257 7.5%
Transportation $433 $658,720,435 3.6%
Other $510 $774,723,285 4.2%
Total Support $4,036 $6,132,905,971 33.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,959 $2,976,554,816 16.1%
Total Expenditures $12,204 $18,545,361,528 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%