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Pella High School
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  • Public
  • PELLA, IA

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Diversity
    grade C+
  3. Teachers
    grade A minus
  4. College Prep
    grade B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade B+
  6. Health & Safety
    grade A
  7. Administration
    grade B+
  8. Sports
    grade A minus
  9. Food
    grade A minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Pella High School is a highly rated, public school located in PELLA, IA. It has 706 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 15 to 1. According to state test scores, 82% of students are at least proficient in math and 87% in reading.

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Pella High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
87%
Percent Proficient - Math
82%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1290
9 responses
Average ACT
26
150 responses
AP Enrollment
12%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$68,963
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$860
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$187,400
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade A
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
82%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
91%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 27 responses
  • Football and Basketball Games
    37%
  • Prom
    22%
  • Homecoming
    19%
  • Dress up days
    11%
  • Homecoming, shooting
    11%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
706
Free or Reduced Lunch
14%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
15:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$58,251
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.1%
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 19 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$17,270 / year
National
$12,239
73%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 22 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 22 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 22 responses

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