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Brodheadsville, PA
Students enrolled: 984

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Route 115
Brodheadsville, PA 18322

(570) 402-1000
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October 08, 2013
Pleasant Valley Middle School has good teachers that care about the students. What I like is that parents are given access to check on their child's progress and, teachers are available, whether it is via email or telephone, to speak with the parent about their child. The school has a new principal and he seems very interested in communicating with parents. We have receive a few calls from him this year regarding some events in the school. I believe that the school goes a little overboard with the uniform code, but it can be forgiven when you know your child is being taught in a safe and sound atmosphere. This is my son's first year in Middle School; He and I discuss and go over his school work, which he has no problem understanding. He seems to like the school. His reading level is a little low and the school has provided a class to help him bring his reading level up (the principal called us regarding this also). Overall, I think the school to be a pretty good one.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2012
I am a parent of three boys, two of which are now finished with PVSD and are in college. Thankfully they had a well rounded education in MD because the curriculum in this district is horrendous, as shown by testing scores. My children have never had a problem with the state testing because of the MD school background. There is entirely too much emphasis put on discipline and not enough on helping the children to succeed. The administration, especially in the middle school, needs a complete overhaul. The parent involvement is minimal, I feel I have absolutely no say in my child's education. Every parent teacher conference I attended was a complete waste of time. I left with more questions then answers. I was given 15 minutes with all teachers at the same time giving nothing but negative feedback and no opportunity to discuss ways of improving. My children get decent grades and are very polite and respectful to teachers and always have been. I have never had any experience like I have had since moving to PA. Hopefully the school will look into changing the way they provide education for their students, otherwise the district population will continue to whither.

- submitted by a parent

February 08, 2012
Could there be no stars because that's what i would give them the principle at this school is very unfair and pretty much could careless about anyone and not to mention if your not educated on the true law and rules and regulation they will tell you anything to scare you.

- submitted by a community member

January 09, 2012
Yes the guidance counselors are GOOD not great..I believe they could do alot more than sitting down with your child and repeat themselfs's over and over to our children if nothing is helping your child succeed.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
February 26, 2009
I hate this place. cliques rule the school, not the admistration. if you are skinny and pretty, you'll be the best but if you're not (like me) you are in for a lot of trouble...

- submitted by a student
no rating
November 02, 2008
This school is more concerned about the dress code than what the children actually learn. The principals don't even care about our grades it seems like. They only care about if what we are wearing is innappropriate or not. If you are going to be that concerned, just get us uniforms! I mean really, everybody isn't thinking the same way that the principals are. They think that we're just trying to reveal, but we wear things because we like them because they're CUTE! Seriously, this needs to stop. I thought school was about learning.

- submitted by a student

September 18, 2007
My son attends pvm, he is in 8th grade. I am very happy with guidance counselors. They are very helpful. They really want the student to like his classes. That makes them better students.

- submitted by a parent

November 27, 2006
I'm am currently a 9th grade student here and I'm happy with this school. I like the electives and most of the teachers but one thing I can't stand is the stereotyping the students give to one another. I see students like me getting picked on because they aren't like everyone else. For example, a Hispanic student here is expected to join the other Hispanics and be just like them. There are way too many cliques in this school and I can't stand it. So, for that reason personally it took me a hard time to fit it and find the right friends for me. I'm happy with the friends I have ,but I still once in a blue moon get picked on. I like this school a lot, but the cliques to me are a big problem. Well, education wise...this school is pretty good. I recommend it (regardless of the cliques.)

- submitted by a student

December 11, 2004
the school works hard teaching the children at the middle school level. the diversification of the students is great. For a well-rounded education for your child, PV is a good choice of school districts.

- submitted by a parent

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Pleasant Valley Middle School
Route 115, Brodheadsville, PA  18322
(570) 402-1000
Last modified Pleasant Valley Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 8-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Pleasant Valley Middle School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top