Delaware Valley High School

252 Route 6 And 209

Milford, PA 18337-9454

Tel: (570)296-1850
Grades 9-12
1,625 students
Delaware Valley High School serves 1,625 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Delaware Valley High School operates within the Delaware Valley School District.
Delaware Valley School District's 92% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1625 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 117 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,625 students
Delaware Valley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Delaware Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 117 teachers
Delaware Valley High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Delaware Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.29 is more than the state average of 0.24. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Delaware Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
1%
3%
Delaware Valley High School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
10%
9%
Delaware Valley High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
3%
15%
Delaware Valley High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
84%
69%
Delaware Valley High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
2%
3%
Delaware Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.29 0.24
Delaware Valley High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
21%
38%
Delaware Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
5%
Delaware Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Delaware Valley School District's student population of 4,881 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 92% has decreased from 99% over five years.
The revenue/student of $13,075 is higher than the state average of $12,967. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district's spending/student of $11,786 is less than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four years.
School District Name Delaware Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,881 1,514
Delaware Valley   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 92% 89%
Delaware Valley   School District Graduation Rate (1994-2010)
District Total Revenue $71 MM $21 MM
Delaware Valley   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $64 MM $20 MM
Delaware Valley   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $13,075 $12,967
Delaware Valley   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $11,786 $12,300
Delaware Valley   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Port Jervis Senior High School (2.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Delaware Valley Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Delaware Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MilfordDelaware Valley Elementary School
    Grades: PK-5 | 517 students
    0.1 miles
    244 Route 6 And 209
    MilfordPA 18337
    (570)296-1820
    0.1PK-5517
  • Milford Delaware Valley Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 514 students
    0.2 miles
    258 Route 6 And 209
    MilfordPA 18337
    (570)296-1830
    0.26-8514
  • Port JervisAnna S Kuhl Elementary School
    Grades: KG-6 | 911 students
    2.7 miles
    10route 209
    Port JervisNY 12771
    (845)858-3100
    2.7KG-6911
  • Port JervisPort Jervis Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 890 students
    2.7 miles
    10route 209
    Port JervisNY 12771
    (845)858-3100
    2.79-12890
  • Port JervisPort Jervis Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 466 students
    3.2 miles
    118 East Main St
    Port JervisNY 12771
    (845)858-3100
    3.27-8466

School Reviews

I'm impressed by the wide range of academic choices at DV. I have high regard for teachers/staff who devote time & energy to achieve success on a daily basis. I'm in awe of the the high level of talent we have at DVHS. Musical performances, sporting events and art displays are top notch. I meet with a wide range of students in grades 9-12. I enjoy hearing about their successes individually and in group. I have an open door policy with teens who need to talk about school, home & family issues. It's hard to evaluate aspects of the facility. The staff members (secretaries, janitors, etc)are very supportive. As a achool social worker, I encourage communication with parents/teens to keep me posted about family issues or conflict in school.
- Posted by Teacher, 04/10/12
From my personal experience, Delaware Valley School District is great. It not only offers a wide variety of academics but it also has many extracurricular activities available. All students have to do is be willing to put themselves out there, work hard and take advantage to what is offered. I believe some parents need to get more involved. I know it is hard in this day and age, with both parents having to hold down jobs, but there is nothing more important than our children, they represent our future.
- Posted by Parent, 09/29/09
This schools academics are okay. They offer a wide variety of different classes for grades 9-12. This school has a band, chorus, orchestra, and symphony. Every month there is a student if the month and sports awards. There are many after school activities, most of them sports. The hallways, classrooms, gym, cafeteria, and sports fields for the most part is clean. But the bathrooms are completely filthy. There is no soap, the floor has urine all over it, only 1 sink that sometimes works, and toilets don't even flush. There isn't that much parent involvement in the school unless you are part of the PTA. The PTA though, is usually only for the parents of the popular students. For the most part the administration is okay, excluding the vice principals of the 9/10 and 11/12. These vice principals are very rude and mean, even to the parents. The level of discipline in this school is divided, if you are popular or on a sport u barley ever get in trouble, but if u not in a sport or not popular, expect the worst. For example, they are detention happy; they will give u detention for very silly things like being late 3 times. Overall if you want to go to a school that is corrupt and all about sports, then this is the school for you.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 05/01/07

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