Governor Mifflin Senior High School in Shillington, PA - Niche

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Governor Mifflin Senior High School is a public school in Shillington, Pennsylvania. It has 1,313 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 65% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 76 reviews written and they have been mixed.

101 S Waverly St
Shillington, PA
(610) 775-5089

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3.4 from 76 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: High school at Governor Mifflin has been a joy! we do fun things throughout the year like field trips and last year we did a lip dub to help raise money for a teacher with cancer. Governor Mifflin also challenges you to do your best with a variety of choices of classes.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Overall Experience: I believe that teachers, no matter what school, have the ability to positively impact students. A select few teachers at this school did that for me. Also, I was involved in extra curricular activities which I believe helped me make friends and lifelong connections.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Health & Safety: the health program is decent it could be better.the school nurse doesn't know what shes doing her cure is ice packs. we need a nurse who knows how to actually treat kids.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Overall Experience: i had a pretty good experience at mifflin but each year it has noticeably gotten worse due to various things.this year the associate principal is extremely strict and its for no reason its mainly about the dress code which in prior years hasn't been a problem. students from the last school he was at say that all the stuff he put in place about dress code have been removed as soon as he left.
    • Niche User
    • 3
    Food: the food could be better. food is bland and overcooked because whats cooked Monday is used the rest of the week

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
3.00 Brecknock Elementary School Public
3.33 Governor Mifflin Middle School Public
3.00 Mifflin Park Elementary School Public
3.33 Governor Mifflin Intermediate School Public
3.00 Cumru Elementary School Public
Reading Seventh-day Adventist Junior Academy Private, Religious
4.33 Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School Public
Opportunities School Private, Special Education
Sacred Heart School Private, Religious
4.00 West Reading Elementary Center Public
1.66 Southwest Middle School Public
4.00 Wyomissing Hills Elementary Center Public
Millmont Elementary School Public
1.33 Tyson-Schoener Elementary School Public
1.66 Northwest Elementary School Public
1.66 Lauer's Park Elementary School Public
3.66 Wilson High School Public
4.00 Spring Ridge Elementary School Public
4.00 Wilson Southern Middle School Public
4.00 Cornwall Terrace Elementary School Public
4.00 Whitfield Elementary School Public
1.66 Amanda E. Stout Elementary School Public
1.66 Southern Middle School Public
St. Ignatius Loyola Regional School Private, Religious
1.66 Northwest Middle School Public
I-Lead Charter School Public
1.66 Glenside Elementary School Public
1.66 10th & Penn Elementary School Public
Chor Day Academy Private, Alternative
St. Margaret School Private, Religious
Fairview Christian School Private, Religious
1.66 10th & Green Elementary School Public
1.66 Riverside Elementary School Public
Citadel Intermediate High School Public
1.66 16th & Haak Elementary School Public
1.66 13th & Green Elementary School Public
Berks County Montessori Country Day School Private, Montessori
Shiloh Hills Elementary School Public
1.33 Reading Senior High School Public
1.66 12th & Marion Elementary School Public
1.66 Northeast Middle School Public
1.66 13th & Union Elementary School Public
Winston Hall Private, Montessori
St. Catharine of Siena School Private, Religious
2.33 Mt. Penn Primary Center Public
2.66 Mt. Penn Elementary Center Public
Green Valley Elementary School Public
Holy Guardian Angels Regional School Private, Religious
4.00 Wilson West Middle School Public
2.66 Muhlenberg Middle School Public
2.33 Muhlenberg Elementary Center Public
3.00 Exeter Township Senior High School Public
2.66 C.E. Cole Intermediate School Public
3.66 Exeter Township Junior High School Public
2.33 Muhlenberg High School Public
3.66 Reiffton School Public
KidsPeace - Berks Campus Private, Special Education
2.66 Antietam Middle/High School Public
3.33 Lorane Elementary School Public
3.00 Robeson Elementary Center Public
3.33 Jacksonwald Elementary School Public
3.33 Adamstown Elementary School Public
Silver Hill School Private, Religious
3.00 Conrad Weiser East Elementary School Public
3.66 Owatin Creek Elementary School Public
3.00 Brecknock Elementary School Public
White Oak Mennonite School Private, Religious
Gehmans Mennonite School Private, Religious
Black Creek School Private, Religious
3.33 Schuylkill Valley High School Public
3.66 Schuylkill Valley Middle School Public
Goods Parochial School Private, Religious
Mountain View School Private, Religious
3.33 Schuylkill Valley Elementary School Public
3.00 Berks Christian School Private, Religious
Chestnut Hill School Private, Religious
Muddy Creek School Private, Religious
Cornell Abraxas Academy Private, Alternative, All-Boys
2.66 Birdsboro Elementary Center Public
Brunners Grove School Private, Religious
3.00 Conrad Weiser High School Public
2.33 High Point Baptist Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Conrad Weiser Middle School Public
3.66 Oley Valley Elementary School Public
2.33 Daniel Boone Area High School Public
Immaculate Conception Academy Private, Religious
West Cocalico Mennonite School Private, Religious

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.33 Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School 1 mi. 932
3.66 Wilson High School 3 mi. 1,845
3.00 Exeter Township Senior High School 5 mi. 1,376
2.33 Muhlenberg High School 6 mi. 886
3.00 Conrad Weiser High School 9 mi. 920

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 48%
Male 51%

Student Diversity

Governor Mifflin Senior High School United States Conrad Weiser High School Exeter Township Senior High School Muhlenberg High School Wilson High School Wyomissing Area Junior/Senior High School
White 80.0% 51.0% 83.0% 87.0% 60.0% 73.0% 75.0%
Hispanic 10.0% 25.0% 7.0% 4.0% 30.0% 12.0% 15.0%
African American 6.0% 15.0% 7.0% 6.0% 6.0% 8.0% 6.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 4.0% 2.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.7%
Grade 10 22.1%
Grade 11 26.9%
Grade 12 25.3%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 40% Yes
  • 20% Not sure.
  • 40% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 5 responses

  • 80% Teachers,sports,programs,education,and students
  • 20% Feild trips

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 57% Certain students who are always looking for drama
  • 29% Nothing
  • 14% The administrators are there for a paycheck.

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 6 responses

  • 83% The teachers
  • 17% Music i guess

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 86% Typical
  • 14% Extraordinary

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 6 responses

  • 50% Be yourself
  • 33% Always try your best
  • 17% Dont bully