Pentwater Public School

Pentwater Public School serves 263 students in grades PK - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Pentwater Public School operates within the Pentwater Public School District.

School Overview

The student population of 263 students has declined by 6% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 263 students
Pentwater Public School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Pentwater Public School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Pentwater Public School Total Teachers (1990-2014)
Students by Grade Pentwater Public School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 19:1
Pentwater Public School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2014)
Hispanic
6%
7%
Pentwater Public School Black Students (1988-2014)
White
89%
68%
Pentwater Public School White Students (1988-2014)
Two or more races
5%
3%
Pentwater Public School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Pentwater Public School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown MI All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.20 0.27
Pentwater Public School Diversity Score (1988-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
43%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
8%
6%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 263 students has decreased by 9% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $11,414 is less than the state average of $11,681. The district revenue/student has declined by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $11,299 is less than the state average of $11,849. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District Name Pentwater Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 263 784
Pentwater Public   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $11 MM
Pentwater Public   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $3 MM $11 MM
Pentwater Public   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $11,414 $11,681
Pentwater Public   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $11,299 $11,849
Pentwater Public   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hart High School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hart Middle School (6.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Spitler Elementary School (6.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HartHart High School
    6.5 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 376 students300 Johnson St West
    HartMI 49420
    (231)873-5691
    6.59-12376
  • HartHart Middle School
    6.5 miles | Grades: 5-8 | 389 students308 Johnson St West
    HartMI 49420
    (231)873-6320
    6.55-8389
  • HartSpitler Elementary School
    6.5 miles | Grades: KG-4 | 523 students302 Johnson St West
    HartMI 49420
    (231)873-6340
    6.5KG-4523
  • HartEarly Childhood Elementary School
    Special Education School
    6.6 miles | Grades: PK844 Griswold St
    HartMI 49420
    (231)757-3716
    6.6PKn/a
  • LudingtonFoster School
    Magnet School
    11.7 miles | Grades: 3-5 | 475 students505 East Foster St
    LudingtonMI 49431
    (231)845-3820
    11.73-5475

School Reviews

I have been going to this school for almost 3 years and it is just so much fun. Most people where so welcoming when i arrived at Pentwater public school. I would have to say that the teachers and most students where very nice. I have way more friends at this school than i did at my old school;)
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 11/20/14

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