Paw Paw High School



Paw Paw High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Paw Paw High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 175
10 173
11 168
12 168

Paw Paw High School is a public high school of the Paw Paw Public School District located in Paw Paw, MI. It has 684 students in grades 8th through 12th. Paw Paw High School is the 277th largest public high school in Michigan and the 8,450th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 23.5 to 1.

Total Students: 684
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 23.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 29.1
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,450th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 277th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 921st out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 343rd out of 1,154

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Paw Paw High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 354
(52%)
595
(50%)
 Female 330
(48%)
594
(50%)

Paw Paw High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 591
(86%)
1,042
(88%)
 Hispanic 56
(8%)
83
(7%)
 Two or More 20
(3%)
30
(3%)
 Black 8
(1%)
21
(2%)
 Asian 6
(1%)
10
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Paw Paw High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 452
(66%)
755
(63%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 185
(27%)
339
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 47
(7%)
95
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Paw Paw High School is ranked 333rd out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Paw Paw High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (33.9%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.3%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Paw Paw High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 648
2006 661
2007 687
2008 686
2009 694
2010 691
2011 664
2012 639
2013 670
2014 666
2015 684

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.7
2006 18.8
2007 19.1
2008 19.1
2009 19.5
2010 20.2
2011 20
2012 18.7
2013 20.1
2014 20.7
2015 23.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.25154320987654
2006 0.22692889561271
2007 0.3216885007278
2008 0.32361516034985
2009 0.3328530259366
2010 0.35600578871201
2011 0.41566265060241
2012 0.33802816901408
2013 0.3910447761194
2014 0.42192192192192
2015 0.33918128654971

Compare Paw Paw High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
2,350.0% 23.5:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 33.9%
 
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 08 - 12 684 23.5:1  
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