912 Coal Region Way
Lansford, PA 18232
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Panther Valley Junior Senior High School serves 734 students in grades 7-12.
Panther Valley Junior Senior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Pennsylvania for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 62%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Pennsylvania state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34% (majority Black).

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School Overview

Panther Valley Junior Senior High School's student population of 734 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
Total Students
734 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

Panther Valley Junior Senior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,797 schools in Pennsylvania (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Panther Valley Junior Senior High School is 0.27, 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 Data
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State Level (PA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2232 out of 2797 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
45%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
14:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
3%
15%
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White
85%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.27
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
2%
3%
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Students: 734 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in PA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.27 (Btm 50%)

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