Perkiomen Valley High School

Tel: (610)489-1230
Grades: 9-12

1,790 students

Perkiomen Valley High School serves 1,790 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Perkiomen Valley High School operates within the Perkiomen Valley School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 1790 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,790 students
Perkiomen Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Perkiomen Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Perkiomen Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.47. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 14:1
Perkiomen Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
4%
3%
Perkiomen Valley High School Asian (1991-2012)
Hispanic
2%
8%
Perkiomen Valley High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
6%
16%
Perkiomen Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
85%
71%
Perkiomen Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Perkiomen Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Perkiomen Valley High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.27 0.47
Perkiomen Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
7%
34%
Perkiomen Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2000-2012)
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.
3%
6%
Perkiomen Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,814 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Perkiomen Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 5,814 1,559
Graduation Rate 94% 88%
Perkiomen Valley   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $21 MM
District Spending $80 MM $20 MM
District Revenue / Student $14,247 $12,476
District Spending / Student $13,678 $11,944
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

Nearby 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 Students Grades
  • Collegeville Evergreen Elementary School
    98 Kagey Rd
    Collegeville , PA , 19426
    (610)409-9751
    0.5  mi  |  700  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Collegeville Perkiomen Valley Ms-east Middle School
    100 Kagey Rd
    Collegeville , PA , 19426
    (610)409-8580
    0.5  mi  |  773  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Trappe South Elementary School
    200 East 3rd Ave
    Trappe , PA , 19426
    (610)489-2991
    1.4  mi  |  613  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Collegeville Skippack Elementary School
    4081 Heckler Rd
    Collegeville , PA , 19426
    (610)409-6060
    1.9  mi  |  791  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Schwenksville Schwenksville Elementary School
    55 2nd St
    Schwenksville , PA , 19473
    (610)879-8770
    2.3  mi  |  542  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 18, 2009 - 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

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