B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    C
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B-
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C+
  6. Health & Safety
    B-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B-
Allegan High School is a public school located in Allegan, MI. It has 701 students in grades 8-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 21 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 62% in reading.
Address
1560 M-40 N
Allegan, MI 49010
Telephone
(269) 673-7002
Website

Allegan High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
62%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1120
62 responses
Average ACT
24
51 responses
AP Enrollment
15%
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Living in the Area
B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    NG
  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Cost of Living
    A-
  4. Good for Families
    B
Area Feel
Rural
Median Household Income
$63,152
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$859
National
$949
Median Home Value
$115,800
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
B-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
92%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.12 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 48 responses
Report
  • Prom
    25%
  • Football games
    23%
  • Dances
    19%
  • Basketball games
    13%
  • Tiger Olympics
    8%
  • Track meets
    4%
  • Boy Soccer Events
    2%

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
701
Free or Reduced Lunch
36%
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$53,927
Teachers in First/Second Year
3.1%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.17 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.17 responses
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
$14,096/ year
National
$12,239
68%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.22 responses
23%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.22 responses
32%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.22 responses
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I had a wonderful school experience at Allegan High School. My professors were caring and encouraged me to do my best every step of the way. I'm still in contact with many of them today! The students are very involved in the community and show their school spirit in every game, in every sport. Here I made friendships that I know will last for a lifetime.
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To be honest, this school has a worse reputation than it deserves. Education is not particularly lacking and they seem eager to try running new electives now and then. There are all kinds of people here, and most groups seem to be rather welcoming. One thing that would be nice to change though would be the number of snow days we get. I know this sounds like something every student would wish for, but it seems when nearly every other school in our area has a snow day, Allegan is the only one open. When the weather is scary, it's dangerous for us. Another complaint would be a few of the teachers. I'm not going to go into specifics, but enough requests have been made regarding a few and nothing ever seems to be done about it. However, what's nice is that Allegan has many college visits and programs to encourage students to push to further their education, including the connections to the Tech Center. Also, the performing arts center is super cool.
At Allegan High School, where I had attended for 4 years, my experiences were both good and bad. They provided so many opportunities class-wise and would help you through anything that you needed help with. When I suffered a great loss, AHS staff was more than willing to help me through it! I also liked all the school spirit. What I would like to see change is how they handle their anti-bullying policy, as it almost seems they do not really care as much as they say they do.