Schuylkill Valley High School

Schuylkill Valley High School serves 630 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the PA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 29%.
Schuylkill Valley High School operates within the Schuylkill Valley School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the PA state average of 88%.

Overview

The student population of 630 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 49 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 630 students
Schuylkill Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 54% Male / 46%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 49 teachers
Schuylkill Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Schuylkill Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.83. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (PA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Schuylkill Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Schuylkill Valley High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
6%
8%
Schuylkill Valley High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
3%
16%
Schuylkill Valley High School Black (2001-2012)
White
88%
71%
Schuylkill Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Schuylkill Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Schuylkill 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.
0.22 0.83
Schuylkill Valley High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
12%
34%
Schuylkill 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%
Schuylkill Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,933 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Schuylkill Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,933 1,682
Schuylkill Valley   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 88%
Schuylkill Valley   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2009)
District Total Revenue $31 MM $21 MM
District Spending $31 MM $20 MM
Schuylkill Valley   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $15,592 $12,476
Schuylkill Valley   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $15,397 $11,944
Schuylkill Valley   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
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 Muhlenberg High School (3.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Schuylkill Valley Middle School (2.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Schuylkill Valley Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Leesport Schuylkill Valley Elementary School
    62 Ashley Way
    Leesport , PA , 19533
    (610)926-4165
    0.5  mi  |  686  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Leesport Schuylkill Valley Middle School
    114 Ontelaunee Dr
    Leesport , PA , 19533
    (610)926-7111
    2.2  mi  |  617  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Blandon Andrew Maier Elementary School
    355 Andrew Maier Blvd
    Blandon , PA , 19510
    (610)926-2502
    3.1  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Laureldale Muhlenberg El Center
    610 Sharp Ave
    Laureldale , PA , 19605
    (610)921-8028
    3.4  mi  |  1215  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Laureldale Muhlenberg High School
    400 Sharp Ave
    Laureldale , PA , 19605
    (610)921-8078
    3.5  mi  |  914  students  |  Gr.  10-12

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Berks County, PA public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.51, which is lower than the Pennsylvania average of 0.83. The most diverse school district in Berks County is Antietam School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Pennsylvania or national school diversity statistics.