Pequea Valley School District

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Pequea Valley School District
Pequea Valley Logo.png
Location
Lancaster County
Pennsylvania

United States
District information
Motto "Where each learner counts"
Grades K-12
Superintendent Erik Orndorff[1]
Budget $32,994.25 [2]
Students and staff
Students 1,589
Teachers 122
Staff 180
Other information
Website Pequea Valley School District

The Pequea Valley School District is a school district of 1,589 students educated in 4 schools by 122 teachers in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the United States.[3] It is a member of Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit (IU) 13.

District Schools[edit]

Map of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Public School Districts. Pequea Valley School District is in orange at the center right (eastern) side of the map.

Paradise Elementary School[edit]

Paradise Elementary School in Paradise, Pennsylvania is a "Feeder School", which means it contains only grades below 3rd grade, and does not get tested for AYP.[4]

Salisbury Elementary School[edit]

Attendance at Salisbury Elementary School in Gap, Pennsylvania during the 2005–2006 school year was 96.11%, essentially the same as the 96.04% scored in the prior year. Students were 81.8% proficient in math, 72.9% proficient in reading.[5]

Pequea Valley Intermediate School[edit]

Attendance at Pequea Valley Intermediate School in Kinzers, Pennsylvania during the 2005–2006 school year was 96.10%, essentially the same as the 95.54% scored in the prior year. Students were 71.1% proficient in math, 69.5% proficient in reading.[6]

Pequea Valley High School[edit]

Attendance at Pequea Valley High School in Kinzers, Pennsylvania during the 2005–2006 school year was 92.91%, somewhat higher than the 87.97% scored in the prior year. Students were 57.1% proficient in math, 73.4% proficient in reading.[7]

Sports[edit]

Pequea Valley High School's Varsity soccer team holds the 2012 State Championship title.

Comparison to other Lancaster County school districts[edit]

2012 SAT: average scores
Lancaster County schools
School district Verbal Math Writing Total
Cocalico 498 515 491 1504
Columbia Borough 463 471 431 1365
Conestoga Valley 508 523 492 1523
Donegal 501 488 476 1465
Eastern Lancaster County 490 506 468 1464
Elizabethtown Area 510 522 486 1518
Ephrata Area 508 523 477 1508
Hempfield 519 547 499 1565
Lampeter-Strasburg 526 542 512 1580
Lancaster 415 426 402 1243
Manheim Central 510 514 496 1520
Manheim Township 537 557 524 1618
Penn Manor 497 516 479 1492
Pequea Valley 479 494 466 1439
Solanco 487 489 460 1436
Warwick 522 532 499 1553
County average 498 510 479 1487
Pennsylvania average 473 481 450 1404
U.S. average 497 514 489 1500
Possible on each test: 800 points
Source: Public School SAT Scores, PA Department of Education [1]
U.S. Average Source: 2011 SAT Report, CollegeBoard [2]
Pennsylvania System of School Assessment
2011-2012 PSSA proficiency levels for Lancaster County schools
School district 3-5 Reading 3-5 Math 6-8 Reading 6-8 Math 11 Reading 11 Math
Cocalico 82.7% 86.1% 85.8% 89.5% 68.1% 61.4%
Columbia Borough 60.9% 72.4% 53.2% 67.3% 46.8% 45.3%
Conestoga Valley 76.3% 84.9% 83.9% 90.0% 82.7% 75.0%
Donegal 73.1% 82.5% 71.5% 82.9% 62.3% 51.8%
Eastern Lancaster County 72.5% 81.7% 79.9% 84.0% 74.4% 68.1%
Elizabethtown Area 70.8% 80.3% 76.6% 85.4% 72.2% 67.3%
Ephrata Area 77.4% 87.7% 79.1% 85.4% 72.3% 75.7%
Hempfield 85.5% 89.8% 86.5% 88.8% 76.6% 73.8%
Lampeter-Strasburg 89.0% 91.0% 86.9% 90.7% 86.1% 81.0%
Lancaster 50.5% 63.5% 46.4% 55.4% 43.9% 32.6%
Manheim Central 76.6% 83.7% 84.3% 90.1% 64.6% 64.5%
Manheim Township 80.1% 90.2% 85.9% 88.0% 77.7% 72.1%
Penn Manor 75.5% 86.4% 80.7% 85.6% 76.3% 69.7%
Pequea Valley 77.7% 86.4% 68.9% 74.4% 72.2% 52.0%
Solanco 82.9% 88.5% 85.6% 87.9% 69.6% 56.5%
Warwick 79.5% 83.7% 86.6% 87.1% 77.8% 72.8%
Source: http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt/community/school_assessments/7442

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