Chartiers Valley School District placed in the middle of the pack in the Pittsburgh area according to the top schools list published by the Pittsburgh Business Times.
Chartiers Valley School District placed in the middle of the pack in the Pittsburgh area according to the top schools list published by the Pittsburgh Business Times. The school district placed 44th in the 2013 rankings, which is one place higher than last year. The Top 5 contained three schools that surround Chartiers Valley. Upper St. Clair finished first in the state and was followed directly by Mt. Lebanon. South Fayette placed fifth in the area, according to PBT. The newspaper develops the list based on three years of PSSA test scores in math, reading and science. Here are this year's top five:
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 …