Garnet Valley High School

  • Garnet Valley High School serves 1,691 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 46%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 92% (which is higher than the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Garnet Valley High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

Garnet Valley High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania for:

School Overview

  • Garnet Valley High School's student population of 1,691 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 114 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,691 students
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Total Classroom Teachers114 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Garnet Valley High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 2,814 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Garnet Valley High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#28 out of 2814 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
46%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:115:1
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Asian
12%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
83%
66%
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Diversity Score0.300.53
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Graduation Rate≥99%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGarnet Valley School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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