Perkiomen Valley High School

Perkiomen Valley High School serves 1,825 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Perkiomen Valley High School operates within the Perkiomen Valley School District.
Perkiomen Valley School District's 91% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 89%.

School Overview

The student population of 1825 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,825 students
Perkiomen Valley High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Perkiomen Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 112 teachers
Perkiomen Valley High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Perkiomen Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.26 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 16:1 15:1
Perkiomen Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Asian
5%
3%
Perkiomen Valley High School Asian Students (1994-2014)
Hispanic
3%
9%
Perkiomen Valley High School Black Students (1994-2014)
Black
6%
15%
Perkiomen Valley High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
86%
69%
Perkiomen Valley High School White Students (1990-2014)
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.
0.26 0.24
Perkiomen 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.
10%
38%
Perkiomen 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.
2%
5%
Perkiomen Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Perkiomen Valley School District's student population of 5,757 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The revenue/student of $14,651 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 $14,306 is higher than the state average of $12,300. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Perkiomen Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 5,757 1,514
Perkiomen Valley   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 91% 89%
Perkiomen Valley   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2014)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $21 MM
Perkiomen Valley   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $84 MM $20 MM
Perkiomen Valley   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $14,651 $12,967
Perkiomen Valley   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $14,306 $12,300
Perkiomen Valley   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
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 Western Montgomery Ctc High School (3.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Perkiomen Valley Ms-east Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Evergreen Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • CollegevilleEvergreen Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 639 students
    0.5 miles
    98 Kagey Rd
    CollegevillePA 19426
    (610)409-9751
    0.5KG-5639
  • CollegevillePerkiomen Valley Ms-east Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 786 students
    0.5 miles
    100 Kagey Rd
    CollegevillePA 19426
    (610)409-8580
    0.56-8786
  • CollegevilleSouth Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 586 students
    1.4 miles
    200 East 3rd Ave
    CollegevillePA 19426
    (610)489-2991
    1.4KG-5586
  • CollegevilleSkippack Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 765 students
    1.9 miles
    4081 Heckler Rd
    CollegevillePA 19426
    (610)409-6060
    1.9KG-5765
  • SchwenksvilleSchwenksville Elementary School
    Grades: KG-5 | 558 students
    2.3 miles
    55 2nd St
    SchwenksvillePA 19473
    (610)879-8770
    2.3KG-5558

School Reviews

Academic Programs are very high quality because students are provided four levels of classes (academic, college prep, honors, AP) to choose from based on their abilities within grades and intelligence. There is a wide range of music, art, sports, and other extracurricular activities. Art classes include Art History, Intro to Graphic Design and Clay. Music programs are the band and orchestra and choir. There are many different sports to pick from and clubs that a student can join. Students are very much encouraged to join a club and become active in the school. Last year (2007 season) our football team made the Pac-10 for our area and our Girls Cross Country team remains undefeated for a number of years now. The school facilities are very neat and clean and well kept. Parents are very much encouraged to get involved in the district, and there are very many parents already involved in Home and School and the Education Board of the District. All in all Perkiomen Valley is a wonderful school and students have a friendly environment around them and can feel safe.
- Posted by Student/Alumni, 01/18/09

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