Penns Valley Area Junior-Senior High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
English
70%
State avg: 60%
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Math
40%
State avg: 34%
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Science
62%
State avg: 58%
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9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
95%
State avg: 86%
Average SAT score
1572
AP course participation
21%
State avg: 14%
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8/10
Student progress
This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

A promising sign

Students at this school are making more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

Strong progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing a better job at supporting academic growth than most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's continued success.

Equity
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General Information
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
98%
Hispanic
1%
Black
1%
Asian
<1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Two or more races
<1%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
353 :1
State avg: 474 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
93%
State avg: 93%
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Neighborhood
4545 Penns Valley Rd
Spring Mills, PA 16875
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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