Author Archives: Rick Pendergast

What makes a good school?

Posted by Rick Pendergast in Blog Posts, Enrollment, Leadership, Strategic Planning on

I have long been a fan of Alan Borsuk, the Education reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and a senior fellow in law and public policy at Marquette University Law School.  His articles are balanced, thorough and always thought-provoking.  His […]

When is a High School Too Small?

Posted by Rick Pendergast in Blog Posts, Strategic Planning on

In my work with high schools throughout the United States, I am sometimes asked about the minimum size for a high school.  I frequently hear that at least 400 students are necessary for a high school to be viable.  While […]