Gettysburg Area High School

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1130 Old Harrisburg Rd

Gettysburg, PA 17325

(717) 334-6254

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 917

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

5 Parent Reviews for Gettysburg Area High School

As a student, I may have a bit of a skewed view on my school, but for being inside, I think it is a great school. Most of the teachers are great, and a few are inspirational, luckily, I have had many of those amazing teachers. Yes there are a few teachers who are just bad at teaching, but you can't ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/08/09

I agree with the comments made about the guidance office and teachers. Some teachers are wonderful and some are really bad. I have had a son graduate last year and currently have a daughter in the 11th grade. Both my children have been in the special education program and that program definitely needs ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/26/09

I agree with both reviews. I have put 2 students through the Gettysburg School System The high school needs a lot of work. My daughter struggled and got NO help, especially from the woefully lacking guidance department. My son was brilliant and involved and also got no help from the guidance department. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/23/08

I attended Gettysburg Area School District from k-12. This school is so mixed up its hard to rate. There are teachers at the high school that will change your life and teach you with incredible passion. Then there are also teachers that resent the most basic elements of education and should have been ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 05/19/08

This school needs some work! Try a real counselor's office for starters. Vice-Principals, I feel your pain. You are qualified and doing your best, and you are not really allowed to use your expertise. Teachers are an odd mix between really good and really bad. Someone needs to clean house.

Posted by a parent on 01/04/08

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Test scores for Gettysburg Area High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Gettysburg Area High School
Gettysburg Area School District
* In 2011-2012 Pennsylvania used the Pennsylvania System of State Assessments (PSSA) to test students in grades 3 through 8 and 11 in math and reading, in grades 5, 8 and 11 in writing, and in grades 4, 8 and 11 in science. The results for reading, writing and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles. The PSSA is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Pennsylvania. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Gettysburg schools — Gettysburg Area High School is located at 1130 Old Harrisburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325. 1130 Old Harrisburg Rd is in the 17325 ZIP code in Gettysburg, PA The school district for Gettysburg Area High School is the Gettysburg Area School District. Gettysburg Area High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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