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

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Penn High School is a highly rated, public school located in Mishawaka, IN. It has 3,751 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 62% of students are at least proficient in math and 83% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
83%
Percent Proficient - Math
62%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1210
915 responses
Average ACT
27
322 responses
AP Enrollment
22%

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Living in the Area

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$50,434
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$759
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$125,800
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
78%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 83 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 83 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 305 responses
  • Friday night football games
    21%
  • Toga Day for Seniors
    17%
  • Prom
    16%
  • Clubs
    10%
  • Winter Formal Dance
    9%
  • Basketball games
    6%
  • Theatre Productions
    4%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,751
Free or Reduced Lunch
20%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 88 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 88 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 88 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
No data available  
Teachers in First/Second Year
11.2%
70%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 120 responses
73%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 120 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 120 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$10,895 / year
National
$12,239
94%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 132 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 132 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 132 responses

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