Pequea Valley High School

  • Pequea Valley High School serves 522 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (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 60-64% (which is approximately equal to the Pennsylvania state average of 63%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the Pennsylvania state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Pennsylvania state average of 34%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Pequea Valley High School's student population of 522 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 68 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students522 students
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Total Classroom Teachers68 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pequea Valley High School's student:teacher ratio of 8:1 has increased from 7:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pequea Valley High School is 0.27, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.26. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (PA)
Overall School Rank#593 out of 2,835 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
46%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
63%
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Student : Teacher Ratio8:115:1
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Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
9%
11%
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Black
2%
15%
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White
85%
66%
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Two or more races
3%
4%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Pequea Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in PA.
Diversity Score0.270.26
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Graduation Rate90-94%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePequea Valley SD School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, PA Dept. of Education

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