Paw Paw High School

30609 East Red Arrow Hwy
Paw Paw, MI 49079
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
Paw Paw High School serves 684 students in grades 9-12.
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 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 31% (which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Michigan state average of 48%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the Michigan state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Michigan state average of 36% (majority Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50% in MI)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • 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 684 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
684 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Paw Paw High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,925 schools in Michigan (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Paw Paw High School is 0.24, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (MI)
Overall Testing Rank
#980 out of 2925 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
20:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
7%
9%
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Black
1%
18%
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White
87%
64%
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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
0.24
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
84%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (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 is ranked #980 out of 2,925 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in Michigan.
What schools are Paw Paw High School often compared to?
Paw Paw High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Mattawan High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
31% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% MI state average), while 71% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% MI state average).
What is the graduation rate of Paw Paw High School?
The graduation rate of Paw Paw High School is 85-89%, which is higher than the Michigan state average of 84%.
How many students attend Paw Paw High School?
684 students attend Paw Paw High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
87% 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 American Indian, 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 20:1, 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 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Paw Paw High School part of?
Paw Paw High School is part of Paw Paw Public School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 684 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 13%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 31% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 71% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), MI Dept. of Education

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