About Us

Paw Paw High School is a learning community where teachers have the right to teach and students have the right to learn in a safe environment.

Student Enrollment: 685

High School Staff Members: All staff meet No Child Left Behind standard of being highly qualified.

  • Total High School Teachers: 34
  • Counselors: 2
  • Master's Degree: 26
  • Administrators: 3

Facilities: The high school building is located on Red Arrow Hwy and was built in 1998. The Performing Arts Center was added in 2002. A new wing and renovations were completed in the Fall of 2007.

School Organization: The school year at Paw Paw High school consists of two semesters. The day is organized into six periods. One half credit is awarded for each semester class passed.

Curriculum: Comprehensive programs are offered in all subject areas. In addition, Paw Paw High School students have the opportunity to take classes at the Van Buren Technology Center or to dual enroll in area colleges including Kalamazoo Valley Community College and Western Michigan University.

Advanced Placement: Advanced Placement coursework is offered in a variety of subjects: Calculus, English Language & Composition, Biology, Spanish, Psychology, and Microeconomics.

Points of Pride:

  • State of the art auditorium
  • On-line grade book available to parents and students for up to date grades and assignment information
  • Over 80% of all students are involved in extra curricular offerings
  • 39 sports offerings