Pleasant Valley Middle School

Route 115, Brodheadsville, PA 18322 | (570) 402-1000
  • Grades: 8-9
  • Student Enrollment: 1,065
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Howard Drake
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,065
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 81.9
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 545 (51.2%)
  • Females: 518 (48.6%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 88 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 266 (25.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 354 (33.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Pleasant Valley Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.4%
Black878.2%
Asian90.8%
Hispanic1029.6%
White86180.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Pleasant Valley Middle School
  Number Percent
8th Grade50647.5%
9th Grade55952.5%
Low-Income Enrollment (2011)
Percent of Students from Low-Income Families
School:
32.3%
District:
32.3%
Faculty Information (2010)
ASSISTANT/VICE PRINCIPAL: SHELLEY FRANCO
Source: PA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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5 reviews for Pleasant Valley Middle School

  • Reviewed by Community Member on March 16, 2011
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • These schools never return phone calls. Doesn't matter which school: MIDDLE OR HIGH SCHOOL. They all suck
  • Reviewed by Parent or Guardian on December 03, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • My child started attending this school a few months ago and I have come beleive all of the horror stories that I have been told. The administration is the worst I have ever seen. These kids are disciplined for the most ridiculous things. The kids here are spending more time in the office WAITING to be seen, then actually learning in the classroom. The curriculum is all over the place, no structure. Don't even get me started on the conferences. I want to know how a school can be run so poorly for so long with nothing being done to rectify this. They can't say it's to get the kids ready for high school, because the high school is run more efficiently then this one is. This school is in drastic need of restructuring!!!
  • Reviewed by Staff Member on August 13, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • THE SCHOOL IS SO POORLY RAN,INEPT TEACHING,I DONT WANT TO GET INTO WHAT HAPPENS ON THE BUSES,THE 'UNIFORMS' ARE TIRED,ARE REDICULOUS ,PLEASENT VALLEY HAS LOST OVER 400 STUDENTS LAST YEAR NOT DUE TO THE ECONOMY,'WHO ARE YOU TRYING TO FOOL' ;BUT DUE TO YOU OWN 'COMMUNISTIC 'RULES' THIS IS USA ,WE ARE FREE,OUR CHILDREN INCLUDED,ENOUGH ALREADY~
  • Reviewed by Student on August 08, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i haven't even went here yet but i know that we have to wear uniforms a certain way. Barely any accessories. HOW DO THEY EXPECT US TO BE CREATIVE AND SHOW IT TO THE WORLD! I heard there are many cliques. Exp: if your skinny and pretty, you'll be popular. I really don't like that even though i would most likely be in that clique. I am dreading going to this school! They write you up for everything i heard. And they could care less about grades they just make sure you look right and stuff! I HATE THIS PLACE!
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on January 20, 2010
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • Uniforms are horrible.

Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Pleasant Valley Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on PSSA state exams in the following subjects:
  • Math
  • Reading
  • Science
  • Writing
AYP Details (2010)
Overall AYP Met: Made AYP

PSSA - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
Math Test
201070.2%69.9%75.2%
200960.7%60.5%71.3%
200861.6%61.4%70.3%
 
Reading Test
201082.3%81.9%81.9%
200985.2%85.0%80.5%
200883.4%83.4%78.3%
 
Science Test
201054.3%54.1%57.2%
200947.5%47.3%54.8%
200849.6%49.3%52.7%
 
Writing Test
201070.7%70.5%75.2%
2009---
200864.2%64.1%69.1%
 
Source: PA Department of Education 2009-2010

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