Pella High School is a highly rated, public school located in Pella, IA. It has 677 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 92% in reading.
Pella High School Rankings
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- A86 Students
- A69 Students
- B+63 Students
- B+43 Students
- B-39 Students
- A-30 Students
- C+18 Students
- B12 Students
- B-11 Students
- B11 Students
Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.10 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.10 responses
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
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Pella High School Reviews
Pella High School was an great small town school. The school provided a safe and encouraging environment for students to learn. The school is continuing to grow in academics and athletics. The culture of the school is also caring and motivating. Some problems with Pella High School is the average lunch food provided and average level of challenging courses. Although the school is slowly developing to be better, at the moment, it is great but could be better.
When I was in high school, I had the most amazing teachers that would help in anyway to watch us succeed. The actual school itself was in very rough condition. However, since I have left the school underwent huge renovations and is really amazing right now. When I got to college I felt extremely prepared for the classes and experience of college. Pella is not a very diverse community so my high school was 90% white people, so when I got to college it was an eye opening experience about all the different cultures there are outside of my small hometown.
I loved how there were many dual-credit classes. They prepared me for college and I am now graduating in 3 years instead of 4! They are in the process of renovations now, and I am excited to see how much the school improves.