Pentwater Public School

  • Pentwater Public School serves 269 students in grades PK-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the MI average of 19:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 12% 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 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-12
Total Students 269 students
Pentwater Public School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Pentwater Public School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Pentwater Public School Total Teachers (1995-2015)
Students by Grade Pentwater Public School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.22 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 14:1 19:1
Pentwater Public School Student Teacher Ratio (1990-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Pentwater Public School American Indian Students (1988-2012)
Asian
n/a
3%
Pentwater Public School Asian Students (1988-2002)
Hispanic
5%
7%
Pentwater Public School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
n/a
18%
Pentwater Public School Black Students (1988-2010)
White
88%
68%
Pentwater Public School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Pentwater Public School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
3%
Pentwater Public School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
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.
0.22 0.27
Pentwater Public School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
43%
41%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
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.
10%
6%
Pentwater Public School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Pentwater Public School District's student population of 269 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $11,935 in this district is less than the state average of $12,839. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,787 is less than the state average of $12,841. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Pentwater Public School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 269 760
Pentwater Public School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $3 MM $10 MM
Pentwater Public School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $3 MM $10 MM
Pentwater Public School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $11,935 $12,839
Pentwater Public School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,787 $12,841
Pentwater Public School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, MI Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

5  11/20/2014
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;)
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