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Chartiers Valley Places in Top 50 of School Rankings

Chartiers Valley High School ranked 35th in combined SAT scores against other regional schools. See how the district compares to other schools in the South Hills.

Chartiers Valley School District ranked in the Top 50 of area high schools for best state standardized test scores.

Chartiers Valley High School students ranked 35th in combined SAT scores, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.

The combined SAT score of 1,499 in 2012 was an increase of 2.5 percent over the previous year.

"We’re hopeful this is indicative of the overall focus on increasing academic rigor throughout the Chartiers Valley School District," the district said in a written statement. "While we’re happy about this accomplishment, we recognize that the results of a single test aren't a comprehensive measure of success. As we move forward, we remain focused on increasing academic rigor and providing our students with an exceptional academic foundation."

South Fayette High School ranked 11th in the region with combined SAT scores of 1,589. Upper St. Clair ranked first overall, while Mt. Lebanon ranked third and Peters Township finished sixth.

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Look below to see how Chartiers Valley compared to other schools in the area...

Chartiers Valley – 35th

Keystone Oaks – 34th

Bethel Park – 16th

Moon – 15th

South Fayette – 11th

Peters Township – 6th

Mt. Lebanon – 3rd

Upper St. Clair – 1st

same old story January 16, 2013 at 11:47 AM
WHERE IS THE GOOD NEWS ABOUT THIS?
Amy and Manuel Gutierrez January 16, 2013 at 02:30 PM
You are right, Sal. This is good news. CVSD is making progress folks! Manuel Gutierrez
michele sipe January 28, 2013 at 05:45 PM
I want accountability!!! New superintendent (about 2 years ago) and new Team CV School Board members and 35th isn't impressive at ALL! In Pittsburgh Business Times, rank of schools based on 2012 PSSA scores as compared to 2011 we dropped from 42 to 45. However, in the list of fastest growing communities Collier Twp ranks #7, which means increased tax dollars. Now, I was recently told by someone that Chartiers Valley spends the same, or very close per student, as Upper St. Clair (and they are ranked one in the region, as well as number one in the state)
Christina Mucha January 28, 2013 at 11:56 PM
35th out of how many?
Mike Jones January 29, 2013 at 12:11 AM
The list was compiled from schools around Westerns Pennsylvania. There are more than 100 school districts in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler Washington and Westmoreland counties. But other counties in the other surrounding areas (Armstrong, Indiana, Lawrence, Greene and Fayette) may have also been included in list.

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