School Details

Pekin Community High School

1062 Birch Ave, Packwood, IA 52580
(319) 695-3705
3

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 209 students 12 students/teacher (IA avg is 14)

Test Scores by grade

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Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED)

In 2010-2011 Iowa used the Iowa Test of Educational Development (ITED) to test students in grade 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The ITED is a norm-referenced test, which means it measures how well students in Iowa score in comparison to their peers nationwide. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level.
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Iowa Assessment (NRT)

Beginning in 2011-2012 Iowa used the Iowa Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in reading and math. The scores reflect the performance of students enrolled for the full academic year. The Iowa Assessments are standards-based tests, which measure specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Iowa. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the tests.
  • This school in 2013
  • Pekin Community School District average
  • Iowa state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Pekin Community High School is a public high school in Packwood. The principal of Pekin Community High School is Art Sathoff, whose e-mail is sathoffa@aea15.k12.ia.us. 209 students attend Pekin Community High School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Hispanic. 38% of the 209 students here get reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Pekin Community High School is 12:1. Pekin Alternative High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • P.E. classes
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 98% 98%
Black, non-Hispanic 1.0% 0%
Hispanic 0.5% 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%
Asian 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 38% 35%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    this is the best school you will ever come here! the teachers want to help you. they also have an excellent special education program. here at pekin you can go out for a varity of sports! + at pekin you are one big happy family. to this very day i go to pekin. ashlyn south

  • (6 years ago)

    I went there compared to the school i go to now Pekin is an excellent school. Very safe.

  • (10 years ago)

    Pekin is over all a great school to go to because i went there.

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Overall score

(based on 8 ratings & reviews)

  • Teacher quality
  • Principal leadership
  • Parent involvement

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