School Details

Blacklick Valley Junior-Senior High School

555 Birch St, Nanty Glo, PA 15943
(814) 749-9211
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 7-12 286 students 12 students/teacher (PA avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

83%
83%
80%
85%
85%
76%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

80%
80%
76%
75%
75%
80%
57%
57%
60%
79%
77%
73%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

58%
57%
60%
56%
56%
68%
40%
38%
42%
82%
79%
83%

Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA)

In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.
  • This school in 2012
  • Blacklick Valley School District average
  • Pennsylvania state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Blacklick Valley Junior-Senior High School is a public high school in Nanty-Glo. The principal of Blacklick Valley Junior-Senior High School is Mr Michael McDermott. 286 students go to Blacklick Valley Junior-Senior High School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Multiracial; and Black, non-Hispanic. 42% of the 286 students here are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Blacklick Valley Junior-Senior High School is 12:1. Admiral Peary AVTS is one of the nearest high schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 98% 99%
Multiracial 1% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0.7% 0%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 0%
Asian 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% 0%

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 49%

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