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About This School

Passaic Valley High School is a public high school in Little Falls. The principal of Passaic Valley High School is Mr Raymond Rotella, whose e-mail is 1,355 students go to Passaic Valley High School and identify primarily as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 0.7% of the Passaic Valley High School students have "limited English proficiency." 14% of the 1,355 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The student to teacher ratio at Passaic Valley High School is 11:1. Cedar Grove High School is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular Activities

  • Arts

    • Band
    • Ceramics sculpture
    • Chorus
    • Computer arts
    • Dance
    • Drawing painting
    • Orchestra
    • Photography
    • Theater drama
    • Video film production
  • Languages Taught

    • French
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  • Sports

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

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 69% 74%
Asian 4% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 3%
Hispanic 23% 20%
Black, non-Hispanic 2% 3%
Multiracial 1% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 14% 11%
Limited English proficiency 0.7% 0%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    The superintendent is wonderful. The teachers are caring. PV has a strong program for academically gifted kids. I've had 3 kids attend this school the youngest now a sophomore. I am very pleased.

  • (1 year ago)

    Glad my kids don't go here anymore. Staff is allowed to curse at students and parents. Staff talks about students in front of parents and other students. Vice principal abuses his authority. Kids get labeled very quickly.

  • (2 years ago)

    excellent teachers. teachers are very helpful and want all the children to succeed. i am very happy with the quality of learning. I am happy with the many available clubs and sports. there is something for everyone.

  • (2 years ago)

    Passaic Valley High School is top notch you will not find a better staff anywhere else. Very strong educational values that you do not see in other high schools. I am fortunate to have Passaic Valley available for my children. More schools should follow the leadership of Passaic Valley.

  • (3 years ago)

    Highest SAT scores is a 2500 in this school and more cowded and good leadersihp.

  • (4 years ago)

    Without a doubt an exceptional school! Principal and teachers are outstanding. Glad my children are part of it.

  • (4 years ago)

    So far I am very happy with what the school provides to my child. The teachers are great and caring.

  • (5 years ago)

    The school isn't overly bad. It's getting more and more crowded but the staff on hand for the most part are excellent and excel in their particular field. School is not an open campus but it could be much worse than it currently is. An excllent public school.

  • (5 years ago)

    without a doubt the principal/superintendent leadership is far beyond any other school in New Jersey. The teachers are caring and concerned willing to be involved in everything. Their summer productionx outshine any in the area.

  • (8 years ago)

    This is one place where parent involvement is scorned upon. If you attempt to get information relative to your child be prepared for your child(ren) to be penalized. If you find failure a motivational tool PVHS is the place for you! Teachers cannot wait to announce to everyone the percentage of students they fail -- sadly the failure rate outweighs the students passing. Somehow the administration supports this and apparently is very proud to have so many poor performing teachers onboard.

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