Brandywine Heights High School

103 Old Topton Rd, Mertztown, PA 19539 | (610) 682-5102
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 613
Not Available

2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
Find Old Friends From Brandywine Heights High School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Brandywine Heights High School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 200 W Weis St, Topton, PA 19562
  • Principal or Admin: Heather Piperato
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 613
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 50.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 295 (48.1%)
  • Females: 318 (51.9%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 23 (3.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 59 (9.6%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 82 (13.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Brandywine Heights High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Brandywine Heights High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade15124.6%
10th Grade15325.0%
11th Grade16627.1%
12th Grade14123.0%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
Graduation and Dropout Rates (2010)
Graduation Rate
Dropout Rate
Post Graduate Profiles (2010)
Percent College Bound
Percent Enrolling in 2-Year or 4-Year College/University
Faculty Information (2010)
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 2.5

2.5 out of 5 | 3 Reviews
The Overall Rating is the school's average rating from parents, students, school faculty and staff. The highest rating is five apples and the lowest is one apple.

Share Your Review About This School

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

3 reviews for Brandywine Heights High School

  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on April 05, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I am a graduate and had to take remedial math in college just to get in. The teachers are overpaid tax payer funded union workers with no accountability, but think they are entitled to their paychecks and benefits. They actually feel entitled to get paid the same when they retire as when they were working. That is the reason for the high property taxes. Don't expect reform; just move if you can sell you house and find work. Just telling the truth.
  • Reviewed by Student on November 20, 2008
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Brandywine is a horrible school. like the other person said... what is with the high taxes!?!? Berks county is pretty much like a trash can.
  • Reviewed by Community Member on October 06, 2008
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • It's disgusting... I live in Brandywine Acres, less than 2 miles from the high school. The kids that ride a late evening bus on Walnut Drive think that is their personal trash can. Any night after the bus goes by (after 8:30 or later), one can find burger king bags, wrappers, soda cups, half eaten sandwiches, candy wrappers and any other kind of trash thrown on the ground and on the street. The kids are really taught good community relations and respect for other peoples' property. Makes me proud to live in one of the highest taxed school districts in Berks County! What a joke

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
Kutztown Area High School
9-12 | 570 Students | 3.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Fleetwood High School
7-12 | 844 Students | 7.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Oley Valley High School
9-12 | 685 Students | 9.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Boyertown Area High School
10-12 | 1,644 Students | 12.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Boyertown Area Junior High School-West
7-9 | 802 Students | 13.0 miles away

3.5 out of 5
Antietam Middle School / High School
7-12 | 497 Students | 13.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Muhlenberg High School
9-12 | 1,256 Students | 14.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Boyertown Area Junior High School-East
7-9 | 864 Students | 14.5 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Hamburg Area High School
9-12 | 816 Students | 15.3 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Reading High School
9-12 | 4,868 Students | 15.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Brandywine Heights High School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Is Your Child's Teacher a Bully?
We've all heard about kids being bullied by peers. Kids taunt, tease, pull hair, shove and push...
The Importance of Reading for Children Preschool to Grade Three
The first teachers of children are their parents. From the time they are infants, children need to...
School Lunches ... Hot or Cold?
First there were four, now there are six, no one knows how many more there may be in the future....