Pentwater Public School

Tel: (231)869-4100
Grades: PK-12

282 students

Pentwater Public School serves 282 students in grades PK-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the MI average of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 33%.
Pentwater Public School operates within the Pentwater Public School District.

Overview

The student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 282 students
Pentwater Public School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Pentwater Public School Total Classroom Teachers (1990-2012)
Students by Grade Pentwater Public School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.48. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (MI) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 18:1
Pentwater Public School Student : Teacher Ratio (1990-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Pentwater Public School American Indian (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Pentwater Public School Asian (1988-2002)
Hispanic
6%
6%
Pentwater Public School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
n/a
22%
Pentwater Public School Black (1988-2010)
White
88%
67%
Pentwater Public School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Pentwater Public School Sch Ethnicity Pentwater Public 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.
0.22 0.48
Pentwater Public School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
50%
44%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2012)
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.
4%
6%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 282 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Pentwater Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 282 806
Pentwater Public   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $11 MM
District Spending $3 MM $11 MM
District Revenue / Student $11,510 $11,537
District Spending / Student $9,870 $11,612
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Oisd Developmental Center (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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Hart Hart Middle School
    308 Johnson St West
    Hart , MI , 49420
    (231)873-6320
    6.5  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Hart Oisd Developmental Center
    Special Education School
    302 Johnson St West
    Hart , MI , 49420
    (231)873-5651
    Special Education School
    6.5  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Hart Spitler Elementary School
    302 Johnson St West
    Hart , MI , 49420
    (231)873-6340
    6.5  mi  |  498  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Hart Hart High School
    300 Johnson St West
    Hart , MI , 49420
    (231)873-5691
    6.5  mi  |  388  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Hart Mason-lake Special Education At Oceana Elementary School
    Special Education School
    844 Griswold St
    Hart , MI , 49420
    (231)757-3716
    Special Education School
    7.3  mi  |  29  students  |  Gr.  PK

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