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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    B
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C-
  6. Health & Safety
    C-
  7. Administration
    C-
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    C
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Port Angeles High School is a public school located in Port Angeles, WA. It has 1,166 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 47% of students are at least proficient in math and 93% in reading.
Address
304 E Park Ave
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Telephone
(360) 452-7602
Website

Port Angeles High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
93%
Percent Proficient - Math
47%
Average Graduation Rate
86%
Average SAT
1180
74 responses
Average ACT
31
6 responses
AP Enrollment
13%
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Living in the Area
B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    C+
  2. Diversity
    B+
  3. Cost of Living
    C+
  4. Good for Families
    B-
Area Feel
Suburban
Median Household Income
$40,398
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$804
National
$949
Median Home Value
$188,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
C-
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
67%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.6 responses
Poll
17%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.6 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 13 responses
Report
  • Athletic events
    46%
  • Homecoming week
    15%
  • Spirit assemblys
    15%
  • Dances
    8%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Orchestra
    8%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,166
Free or Reduced Lunch
46%
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.10 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.10 responses
70%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.10 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$62,284
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.5%
45%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.20 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.20 responses
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.20 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,648/ year
National
$12,239
57%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.21 responses
29%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.21 responses
48%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.21 responses
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Port Angeles High School Reviews

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I like how small and personal everything is at Port Angeles High School, allowing a lot of recognition and involvement in student class activities. On the other hand, important issues regarding the betterment of the student body, such as the upkeep on the school's construction (it's very outdated) and bullying codes of conduct, are brushed to the side, and instead, all of the funding and focus goes to the music programs and the already-upgraded auditorium. It would be nice if the priorities were checked so the majority of the student body was safe and happy.
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I felt that the teachers did not care about my education or pay attention to my well being. I think they need to be trained to respond to students’ questions and comments better, nicer. Communication is also a key issue. I was only there for two years before transferring to Running Start at Peninsula College and I like it here better. This school was not inclusive. The only thing I appreciated and can stand for is the music program, it is strong.
This High School has some unique and interesting teechers. They also genuinly care about their students and are involved in their future. I especially love the spirit assemblies and homecoming competitions!