PENN-GRIFFIN MIDDLE

Go back
825 E WASHINGTON DR
HIGH POINT, NC 27260
School Information
  • School Rating: 4
  • Educational Climate: Unclassified
  • Technology Measure: Low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 6th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: Guilford County Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 13:1
  • Students/Grade: 90.3
  • Number Students: 632
  • Number Teachers: 75
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5539
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Dr Rochelle Nixon-green
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (1099 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (30 Reviews)
    Page 1 of 6
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-03-01
    "Should have more serious concentration on the arts. It's basically like going to a regular high school and taking arts classes, there's no difference. Also, not very professional in some art fields. It's nice to be a small school, but quality is more important."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2017-02-01
    "Penn-Griffin School for the Arts is an amazing middle and high school. Although it may be a small school, it's a school that allows students to express themselves. At Penn-Griffin, each student is given the opportunity to pursue a major of their choice. The majors are Visual Arts, Piano, Dance, Guitar, Band, Orchestra, and Chorus. It's also such a small school that each student is provided with one on one with teachers if they're struggling in a class. Overall, Penn-Griffin is amazing and is highly recommended to anyone who wants to pursue the visual or performing arts!"
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-12-01
    "This is a very inclusive school -for those who would not be included anywhere else. I do not recommend this school to anyone who isn't serious about their art(s) or for anyone who lacks time management and previous rigor in their schoolwork. The school is incredibly underfunded and due to the historic nature of it, students are forced to perform and learn in facilities that often leak water, have asbestos, cannot be air-conditioned, or lack proper heating. The school is also attached to a middle school that ranks near the bottom of the state and the few kids that come out of it on top are the main basis for each year's new incoming freshman class. The school does, however, feature the only harp program of any non-institution school and the artists here can be INCREDIBLY talented. The tiny size of the student body is usually helpful in a learning setting but more often than not becomes a social dilemma where anyone who is shunned is shunned by all and is left behind."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-11-01
    "Penn Griffin is very different from a traditional high school. I enjoy the close relationships with the teachers. The school could work on being more organized. Sometimes we do not know what is going on in the school until the day of."
    Topic: Overall Experience | Rating:
    Posted 2016-08-01
    "Since I am not athletic and I am musical, this school was perfect for me because they focus on the arts."
    Page 1 of 6
    Community information and market data Powered by Onboard Informatics. Copyright ©2016 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed. * Based on a 30-year fixed rate of 4.75% with 20% down. The estimated payment is offered for convenience and is not an offer of credit. Due to market fluctuations, interest rates are subject to change at any time and without notice. Interest rates are also subject to credit and property approval based on secondary market guidelines. The rates shown are based on average rates for our best qualified customers. Your individual rate may vary. Rates may differ for FHA, VA or jumbo loans.
    Sources: Maponics, LLC and Onboard Informatics ©2016. School Performance data by SchoolDigger.com. School Review data by Niche.com. This information is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be relied on in making any home-buying decisions. School information does not guarantee enrollment. Contact a local real estate professional or the school district(s) for current information on schools. This information is not intended for use in determining a person's eligibility to attend a school or to use or benefit from other city, town or local services.