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PVHS Ranked on Newsweek's Best High Schools in America List

Perkiomen Valley HS was ranked 881 out of 2,000 by Newsweek.

Newsweek released its list of the nation's top high schools, looking at student's college readiness and focusing on "graduation rates, participation in college-level classes via Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, and acceptance into a two- or four-year college program,"according to the report on The Daily Beast.

Perkiomen Valley High School, at 509 Gravel Pike, Collegeville, was ranked 881 out of 2,000 high schools across the country this year.

According to the report, Perkiomen Valley has a 96% graduation rate, with 92% of graduates heading to a institution of higher education.

The average SAT score for Perkiomen Valley students is 1556 and of the students that take AP tests, the average score earned is a 3.2.

Nearby, Wissahickon ranked 422, Plymouth Whitemarsh High School ranked 942 and Phoenixville ranked 839. Norristown High School and Spring-Ford High School were not ranked on the Newsweek list.

For more information about the scoring process, click here, and to see all 2,000 schools on the Newsweek America's Best High School's list, click here.

Robert Bowman May 13, 2013 at 03:33 PM
were they ranked 509 or 881? The subtitle says 509 but the article says 881
Brittany Tressler (Editor) May 13, 2013 at 03:36 PM
The story was edited just after it was posted; the ranking is 881.
Laura Winslow May 14, 2013 at 08:25 PM
And Methacton was 680......

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