Pendleton Heights High School

One Arabian Dr,

Pendleton, IN, 46064-9003

Tel: (765)778-2161
Grades: 9-12

1,303 students

Pendleton Heights High School serves 1,303 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the IN average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Pendleton Heights High School operates within the South Madison Com Corp School District.
The school district's 81% graduation rate is higher than the IN state average of 79%.

Overview

The student population of 1303 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,303 students
Pendleton Heights High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Pendleton Heights High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Pendleton Heights High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (IN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 17:1
Pendleton Heights High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
Pendleton Heights High School Asian (1989-2010)
Hispanic
1%
9%
Pendleton Heights High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
1%
13%
Pendleton Heights High School Black (2007-2012)
White
94%
71%
Pendleton Heights High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pendleton Heights High School Sch Ethnicity Pendleton Heights High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.45
Pendleton Heights High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
19%
41%
Pendleton Heights High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
11%
8%
Pendleton Heights High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,500 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 81% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name South Madison Com Corp School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
4
Number of Students Managed 4,500 1,517
Graduation Rate 81% 79%
South Madison Com  Corp School District Graduation Rate (2003-2009)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $21 MM
District Spending $38 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $10,329 $13,002
South Madison Com  Corp School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,019 $11,056
South Madison Com  Corp School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pendleton Juv Correctional Fac (2.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pendleton Heights Middle School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pendleton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Pendleton Pendleton Elementary School
    327 South East St
    Pendleton , IN , 46064
    (765)778-2117
    0.3  mi  |  1094  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Pendleton Pendleton Heights Middle School
    7450 South 300 West
    Pendleton , IN , 46064
    (765)778-2139
    0.3  mi  |  696  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Pendleton Pendleton Juv Correctional Fac
    9310 South Sr 67
    Pendleton , IN , 46064
    (765)778-3778
    2.5  mi  |  173  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Pendleton Maple Ridge Elementary School
    8537 South Cr 650 West
    Pendleton , IN , 46064
    (765)778-3818
    3.3  mi  |  658  students  |  Gr.  PK-6
  • Pendleton East Elementary School
    893 East Us 36
    Pendleton , IN , 46064
    (765)779-4445
    4.3  mi  |  749  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

School Reviews

  • Recommended April 27, 2011 - High expectations draw out great results. They offer all of the extracurricular activities of art, sports, and music programs. Athletics are given their fair share of public appeal, but the individual character of each athlete is cultivated while participating on the team. No school is perfect, but PHHS has done incredibly well to prepare the students for the next phase of life...it is either welcomed or resisted and the ones who welcome the challenge are the ones who accomplish much in their lives. It is not about how much or how little money you have to say you will succed, but it is the ability to never give up on yourself in this world. - Posted by Parent

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