Great Valley High School Test Scores

Test Scores

Subject Proficiency Testing

Student exit exams receive grades among multiple proficiency levels established by the state. These figures display how the school as a whole performed in different subjects.

Discipline School District State
Math 3.4 3.4 2.6
Reading 3.6 3.6 2.8

Reading Proficiency Distribution

Reading proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Pennsylvania System of School Assessment test.

Total Students Tested 283
Below Basic 4%
Basic 3%
Proficient 21%
Advanced 72%

Math Proficiency Distribution

Math proficiency is determined by student results on the school's Pennsylvania System of School Assessment test.

Total Students Tested 278
Below Basic 4%
Basic 9%
Proficient 29%
Advanced 58%

Overall Student Performance

This measures overall student performance on state exams. The calculations by U.S. News were the first of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

State Test Performance Index 125.4
Risk-Adjusted Performance Index 17.1

Disadvantaged Student Performance

This measures the proficiency on state exams among typically underperforming subgroups. The calculations by U.S. News were the second of two steps in determining which schools received at least a bronze medal.

Percentage of Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 89.3
Percentage of Non-Disadvantaged Students Who Are Proficient 90.7
Gap Between Disadvantaged and Non-Disadvantaged Students -1.4
Gap Between School and State Among Disadvantaged Students 44.3

College-Ready Student Performance

High school students take AP® and IB exams to earn college credit and demonstrate success at college-level course work. U.S. News calculated a College Readiness Index based on exam participation rates and percentages of students passing at least one exam. The Index determined which types of medals (gold, silver or bronze) were awarded to top-performing schools.

College Readiness Index 39.3
Exam Used for Index AP®

Advanced Placement® (AP®) Student Performance

Many U.S. higher educational institutions grant credits or advanced placement based on student performance on AP® exams. This shows this school's student participation and performance on these exams if data were available. (N/A means no students participated.)

Participation Rate 43%
Participant Passing Rate 89%
Exams Per Test Taker 3.4
Exam Pass Rate 85%
Quality-Adjusted Participation Rate 38%
Quality-Adjusted Exams Per Test Taker 3.2

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Data is based on the 2010-2011 school year.

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International Baccalaureate (IB) data provided by International Baccalaureate of North America. Used with permission.

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