Big Spring High School

School Overview


100 Mount Rock Rd

Newville, PA 17241

(717) 776-2436

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 923

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Big Spring High School

Here the teachers are wonderful, however, the funding that different departements recieve and the fact that everything is based off of PSSA's is absolutely unnecessary.

Posted by a student on 04/28/10

The only negative with Big Spring is the fact that the Teacher's Union protects incompetent teachers, allows them to be rewarded with across the board raises and keeps excellent teachers locked in the same pay scale with them-THIS IS NOT FAIR to the EXCELLENT EDUCATORS at Big Spring. Teacher Unions ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/06/10

I have been attending this district since Kindergarten and I am currently in my freshman year. In my opinion, Big Spring is a great district and offers numerous opportunities to its students. One of Big Spring's greatest qualities is the students. They genuinely care for each other. Big Spring is also ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 11/27/09

I used to hate this school, but after visiting other schools, I'm beginning to appreciate it. The students actually care about each other, and are more than willing to help one other work through their problems. The staff is decent, depending on which teachers you get stuck with. 90 percent of them are ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/17/08

I've been in the Big Spring school district for my whole school life. I am in my junior year right now. I'm not happy with the school and i havent been for quite some time. Some of the teachers could care less about the students. The district preaches this 'Anti-bullying' policy and doesnt follow ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 10/13/08

Big Spring is more than Great; it is outstanding. My son has received an excellent education and will be attending a 'Highly Competitive' University. Teachers are sincere and caring. Guidance Department is second to none. This is the second high school my son has attended due to my job transfer. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/07

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Test scores
Test scores for Big Spring High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Big Spring High School
Big Spring 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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Newville schools — Big Spring High School is located at 100 Mount Rock Rd, Newville PA 17241. 100 Mount Rock Rd is in the 17241 ZIP code in Newville, PA The school district for Big Spring High School is the Big Spring School District. Big Spring High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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