I am a parent of two students who attended schools in Pottsgrove their entire careers. Both received academic based college scholarships after graduation - one to a highly selective university. One was an athlete who did well enough to compete at a Division I level in college. It's a diverse group of students with different levels of ability but my experience is that if the kids are diligent and the parents involved a good education is there for the taking.
Pottsgrove Senior High School is a public high school in Pottsgrove. The principal of Pottsgrove Senior High School is Joyce Wishart. 1,075 students go to Pottsgrove Senior High School and are mostly White, non-Hispanic; Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 29% of the 1,075 students here get reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Pottsgrove Senior High School is 15:1. Pope John Paul Ii High School is one of the nearest high schools.
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That's funny. I posted an honest and accurate description of the mediocrity that Pottsgrove promotes and it's been removed. So much for free speech huh? I attended a very good college and was grossly underprepared for college as a result of attending Pottsgrove K-12. My classmates came from the best schools in PA and were head and shoulders above me due to the rigorous curriculums at their respective high schools. As I said Pottsgrove is mediocre at best and not an institution that teaches you to think; they teach you to memorize and regurgitate facts. There are a handful of good teachers; the rest are at a loss for intellectual curiosity and it's reflected in their teaching. Send your kids somewhere else.
This school has a very diverse student body which makes it a great place to learn how to interact in the real world.
This school is a phenomenal school to send your kids to. I m a senior this year and I love this school. This school is an amazing school. It has the most up to date academics sports teams and clubs. If I was a parent I would feel bad if I didn't send my kids here. I love this school. Honestly this school is awesome. The staff of this school and this district treat all the kids the same. When you enter the threshold your instantly feel welcome realaxed and calm. I love this school!!!
I attended Pottsgrove from K-12. Overall K-9 was an average learning experience. It wasn't until 10-12 when I was exposed to advanced classes including AP curriculum that I enjoyed my learning experience. I am now a freshman in college and I am head and shoulders above the rest of the class. Teachers like Mr. Adams Mr. Huie Mr. Bannister and Mr. Werley make Pottsgrove a great school. It has it's problems like every other school but nothing too severe.
I graduated from Pottsgrove High School in June 2003 and I attended Pottsgrove School District my whole life. I feel at Pottsgrove you get a very well rounded education with some of the best teachers in the area. The sports and extracurricular activities to get involved in are magnifacent.