Students enrolled 592
Hours no info
School leader Mr Craig Baker
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District Pender County Schools

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5380 North Carolina 53
Burgaw, NC 28425

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(910) 259-0162
(910) 259-0166
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3 stars
Based on 10 ratings

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October 16, 2012
I went to Pender High For most of my freshman year it was a good school And the best assistant principal is Mr.Lafon this was a good school just some of the staff and students were not so good sometimes

- submitted by a community member
September 27, 2011
Pender High School is a joke. The principal is a weak coward who stays in his office all day long and allow the Ghetto Bully's and Project Pimps run the school and the buses. This was a really great school back in the day. Now, it is a shameful monument for Pender County.

- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2011
We recently moved to this rural community. I'm afraid I am highly disappointed with the academia at Pender High. Just a quick review of their website will reveal numerous grammatical and spelling errors which is highly concerning. I am especially concerned with spelling errors on an English teachers' page. I am entrusting the personnel is qualified to teach my child; however, it would seem they do not possess the basic skills to do so. Additionally, my child complained of noisy classroom environments in which the children are allowed to move about freely visiting one another. Upon addressing this concern to the teacher they admitted their classroom was very noisy and suggested my child bring their iPod to school to block out the noise in the classroom. I felt this was a clear inability to effectively manage a classroom. The staff members have consistently showed up late to teacher/parent conferences without a phone call or apology. Changes are made to school and bus schedules without parent notification which is another example of the lack of organization. I fault the prinicial as their is not a quality control system in place nor is there appropriate teacher oversight.

- submitted by a parent
March 22, 2011
Pender is a wonderful school. My child came from another state where there were gang fightings,drugs, and the police coming in pepper spraying the students. The school stayed on lockdown, and tried to cover up the riots. The only way the parents found out was though students recorded them. Pender is a good school.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2010
This school is a bad influence, but not the teachers, the students, the students get away with cussing, manipulatimg fighting, and on top of that they put chewing tobacco in their mouths...during school.

- submitted by a student
November 12, 2010
I came from a charter school, and Pender High is the first public school I've ever been to. I have found Pender to be a wonderful school, with great teachers, and faculty. I'm pleased with my experience at Pender High and I am thoroughly glad I decided to attend.

- submitted by a student
April 06, 2010
I am a former student of Pender High. I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. It is truly a good school. My only criticism is the lack of clubs their are here compared to my new school.

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 26, 2007
Although we are an older school, I find that our faculty officials do attempt to incorporate facilities that simply their students learning capabilies and for that, I'm grateful.

- submitted by a student
January 27, 2004
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Pender High School
5380 North Carolina 53, Burgaw, NC  28425
(910) 259-0162
Last modified Pender High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pender High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 10 reviews.