Pennfield Senior High School

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Pennfield High School
Address
8299 Pennfield Road

,
49017

United States
Coordinates42°22′16″N 85°08′11″W / 42.371°N 85.1365°W / 42.371; -85.1365Coordinates: 42°22′16″N 85°08′11″W / 42.371°N 85.1365°W / 42.371; -85.1365
Information
School typePublic high school
Founded1953
SuperintendentTim Everett
PrincipalTom Faber
Teaching staff30.98 (on an FTE basis)[1]
Grades9-12
Enrollment691 (2016-17)[2]
Student to teacher ratio21.79[1]
Color(s)Green and white[3]
Athletics conferenceInterstate 8 Athletic Conference[3]
NicknamePanthers[3]
Website

Pennfield High School is the lone public high school of the Pennfield School District which serves Pennfield Township just north of Battle Creek in Calhoun County, Michigan.

Demographics[edit]

The demographic breakdown of the 675 students enrolled in 2015-2016 was:

  • Male - 48.9%
  • Female - 51.1%
  • Native American/Alaskan - 1.2%
  • Asian/Pacific islanders - 0.6%
  • Black - 6.1%
  • Hispanic - 4.6%
  • White - 83.3%
  • Multiracial - 4.3%

36.1% of the students were eligible for free or reduced-cost lunch.[1]

Athletics[edit]

The Pennfield Panthers compete in the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference. The school colors are green and white. The following Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) sanctioned varsity sports are offered:[3]

  • Baseball (boys)
  • Basketball (girls and boys)
    • Girls state champion - 1980[4]
  • Bowling (girls and boys)
  • Competitive cheer (girls)
  • Cross country (girls and boys)
  • Football (boys)
    • State champion - 1991[5]
  • Golf (girls and boys)
  • Lacrosse (boys)
  • Soccer (girls and boys)
  • Softball (girls)
  • Swim and dive (girls and boys)
  • Tennis (girls and boys)
  • Track and field (girls and boys)
  • Volleyball (girls)
    • State champion - 1979, 1981[6]
  • Wrestling (boys)
    • State champion - 1992[7]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Search for Public Schools - School Detail for Pennfield Senior High School". nces.ed.gov. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  2. ^ "Pennfield Senior High School". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 23, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c d "MHSAA > Schools". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  4. ^ "Yearly Champions - Girls Basketball - MHSAA Sports". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Yearly Champions - Football - MHSAA Sports". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  6. ^ "Yearly Champions - Girls Volleyball - MHSAA Sports". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  7. ^ "Team Champions - Wrestling - MHSAA Sports". www.mhsaa.com. Retrieved 25 September 2018.
  8. ^ Carlson, Chuck. "Lance Barber finds a home in television", Battle Creek Enquirer, November 14, 2014. Accessed September 26, 2017. "And while Barber, a 1991 Pennfield High grad and a Barn Theatre alumnus, has known since he was 7 what he wanted to do, he takes nothing for granted."
  9. ^ Kowalski, Will. "Erskine retires as Michigan PGA club pro", Battle Creek Enquirer, October 19, 2014. Accessed September 26, 2017. "Pretty much every summer since 1998, 1966 Pennfield High and 1970 University of Michigan grad Randy Erskine has made a trek back to Bedford Valley Golf Club to compete in the Michigan PGA Senior Open golf tournament."
  10. ^ "Pennfield graduate has hold on WWE", Battle Creek Enquirer, July 19, 2002. Accessed September 26, 2017. "The 1989 Pennfield High School graduate, now known as Rob Van Dam, was planning on a homecoming appearance this weekend with World Wrestling Entertainment at the local venue, but the event was canceled."

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