School Details

Indian Valley Senior High School

700 Cedar St, Lewistown, PA 17044
(717) 248-5441

(out of 10)

Public Grades 9-12 965 students 15 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

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About this school

Indian Valley Senior High School is a public high school in Union Township. The principal of Indian Valley Senior High School is Ronald Varner. 965 students attend Indian Valley Senior High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Black, non-Hispanic. 34% of the 965 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Indian Valley Senior High School is 15:1. Mifflin-Juniata CTC is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Band
  • Ceramics sculpture
  • Chorus
  • Computer arts
  • Drawing painting
  • Photography
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • French
  • Spanish


  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Field hockey
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 97% 95%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 0%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 3%
Asian 0.7% %
Hispanic 0.6% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.3% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 34% 48%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (6 years ago)

    The majority of the students are being left behind at this school. The teachers just don't seem to put forth the effort needed for a successful school. A true teacher inspires.

  • (6 years ago)

    As a former student at Indian Valley High School I agree with the first review in that the school is run based on the 'popularity factor'. If you are not a 'social-ite' an athlete or otherwise well-off you will be virtually ignored here. The teachers particularly Mrs. Curry are top-flight teachers who should really be teaching at the college level. However the attention is usually diverted to those who are gifted academically with a very small interest in helping and guiding those who do not learn as fast. Their Technology Education department which is the most important department in a school is not helped at ALL by the school district. In the Mifflin County School District sports are first academics are a VERY DISTANT second. Trust me as a 2008 grad and current college student I am very critical of how IV and MCSD is operating. Attend at your own risk.

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