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

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Penn-Griffin School for the Arts is a highly rated, public, magnet school located in High Point, NC. It has 617 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 32% of students are at least proficient in math and 46% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
46%
Percent Proficient - Math
32%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1210
64 responses
Average ACT
25
35 responses
AP Enrollment
51%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B+
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$47,234
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$879
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$151,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
54%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 13 responses
Poll
62%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 13 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 24 responses
  • Spirit Week
    46%
  • Talent Show
    17%
  • Any Day (Human Relations Activity)
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    13%
  • School Showcase
    8%
  • Homecoming
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
617
Free or Reduced Lunch
64%
75%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 16 responses
94%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 16 responses
6%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 16 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$45,517
Teachers in First/Second Year
8.2%
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 20 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 20 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$11,078 / year
National
$12,239
82%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 17 responses
6%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 17 responses
41%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 17 responses

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