Penobscot Valley High School is a public school located in Howland, ME. It has 157 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 9 to 1. According to state test scores, 25% of students are at least proficient in math and 45% in reading.
Penobscot Valley High School Rankings
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
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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.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.5 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.6 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.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.6 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.6 responses
Penobscot Valley High School Reviews
Penobscot Valley High did not provide me with the proper education, fair treatment, or anything to prepare me for the real world during my four years there. There are kind people in the district but they are not qualified to perform their jobs, they are also very lackadaisical. It is truly a shame that this once great school and it’s community has fallen so low. From it’s sports programs, the staff, the students being prepared for the future, or non-biased treatment to students. I loved my friends, the people I met, and the memories I had. But I am glad to move on past high school.
I loved the small community and personal connection that we were able to get with the teachers. Having classes that ranged from around a twenty person population to some with only three people in it was a wonderful experience for me, as I got the normal sized classroom with added small, more enjoyable classes. The teachers are all lovely and supportive people, always willing to help their students with anything from home issues to college advice. With this, however, I do not enjoy how this school handles problems such as bullying and political issues that are brought into the school.
This school is pretty rubbish in my, very professional, opinion. The only reason I'd suggest it to anybody is that of the alternative program they offer a way out in Lagrange. The kids that go are narrow-minded and intolerant.