Quaker Valley School District

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Quaker Valley School District
Address
100 Leetsdale Industrial Drive - Suite B, Leetsdale, PA 15056

Leetsdale, PA
Information
TypePublic School District
MottoEducating and empowering all learners to design their best future.
Established1956
School districtQuaker Valley School District
SuperintendentDr. Tammy A. Andreyko
Facultyabout 165
GradesK-12
Number of students1,935
Color(s)Black, White, and Gold
AthleticsAA
Information(412) 749-3600
Website

The Quaker Valley School District is a school district covering the Boroughs of Sewickley, Leetsdale, Edgeworth, Glen Osborne, Sewickley Hills, Sewickley Heights, Bell Acres, Haysville, Glenfield, as well as the townships of Leet and Aleppo Townships in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. The district operates Quaker Valley High School (9th-12th), Quaker Valley Middle School (6th-8th), Edgeworth Elementary School (K-5th), and Osborne Elementary School (K-5th). The district is also responsible for the maintenance of the building that houses Sewickley Public Library.

Statewide High School PSSA Rankings[edit]

The following statewide rankings (out of 676 public school districts) are based solely on the PSSA results of the high school's junior class:[1]

  • 2016- 73rd
  • 2015- 113th
  • 2014- 92nd
  • 2013- 53rd
  • 2012- 72nd

Academic achievement[edit]

High school[edit]

Dual enrollment[edit]

The high school offers a dual enrollment program. This state program permits high school students to take courses, at local higher education institutions, to earn college credits. Students remain enrolled at their high school. The courses count towards high school graduation requirements and towards earning a college degree. The students continue to have full access to activities at their high school. The college credits are offered at a deeply discounted rate. The state offers a small grant to assist students in costs for tuition, fees and books.[2] Under the Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Agreement, many Pennsylvania colleges and universities accept these credits for students who transfer to their institutions.[3]

For the 2009-10 funding year, the school district received a state grant of $6,385 for the program.[4]

Middle school[edit]

In 2009, the 8th grade was ranked 25th out of 142 western Pennsylvania middle schools based on three years of student academic achievement in PSSAs in: reading, math writing and one year of science.[5] (Includes schools in: Allegheny County, Beaver County, Butler County, Fayette County, Westmoreland County, and Washington County

The 2011 Pittsburgh Business Times Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools ranked Quaker Valley School District 9th out of 105 public school districts in western Pennsylvania and 24th out of 500 school districts in Pennsylvania.[6]

Budget[edit]

The district budget was $49,259,326 with a millage rate of 18.4009 for the 2017-18 school year. [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ EL. "Schooldigger.com". Retrieved 8 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-17. Retrieved 2017-09-09.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link) Pennsylvania Department of Education - Dual Enrollment Guidelines.
  3. ^ Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Agreement. Site accessed March 2010. http://www.patrac.org/
  4. ^ Pennsylvania Department of Education Dual Enrollment Fall Grants 2009-10. August 2009
  5. ^ The Rankings: Eighth grade, Pittsburgh Business Times, May 15th, 2009.
  6. ^ 2011 Guide to Western Pennsylvania Schools Archived January 19, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ Allegheny County Treasurer School District Tax Millages