District Summary Ratings

This district has a mixed record. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are rated above average, average or below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Derry Area School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

Students at many of the schools in this district are making about the same academic progress as the state average.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Derry Area School District

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Parent / Guardian
September 16, 2022
Our experience at Derry Area has been terrible. I should have realized when I received not so inviting calls before they even met my daughter. They do not like kids that previously home or cyber... More
Parent / Guardian
February 16, 2020
10/10. Grandview has been wonderful for my son in every aspect. He has blossomed and is doing so well. The teachers, principals, everyone there are kind and caring.
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Parent / Guardian
February 15, 2020
Our family’s experience with the school district is a good one. I believe that parents must be an active partner with the district to ensure a good outcome for children.
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