30609 East Red Arrow Hwy
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Paw Paw High School serves 860 students in grades 8-12.
Paw Paw High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Michigan for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 49%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 35% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Paw Paw High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Paw Paw High School's student population of 860 students has grown by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 8-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
860 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Paw Paw High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,120 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Paw Paw High School is 0.22, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#1388 out of 3120 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
17:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
8%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
88%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
46%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Paw Paw High School's ranking?

Paw Paw High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Michigan for: Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 20%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% MI state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% MI state average).

What is the graduation rate of Paw Paw High School?

The graduation rate of Paw Paw High School is 90-94%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 85%.

How many students attend Paw Paw High School?

860 students attend Paw Paw High School.

What is the ethnic breakdown of the student body?

88% of Paw Paw High School students are White, 7% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Paw Paw High School?

Paw Paw High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 17:1.

What grades does Paw Paw High School offer ?

Paw Paw High School offers enrollment in grades 8-12 (offers virtual instruction).

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Grades: 8-12
  • Enrollment: 860 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60-64% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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