Pen Argyl Area High School

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501 W Laurel Ave

Pen Argyl, PA 18072

(610) 863-1293

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 551

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

8 Parent Reviews for Pen Argyl Area High School

Have had 4 children go through Pen Argyl. I have no complaints. What I have seen is the all 4 had different but positive experiences. Like anything, you get out what you put into it. Parent involvement must take place in both school and home fronts, The principal is always visible and interactive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/11

Pen Argyl is a mediocre school system where the focus is indeed on sports. Academics and things like service clubs and music programs definitely take a back seat here. It's a good 'ol boys club for the modern times. A few individual teachers have truly gone above and beyond as far as my student ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/21/11

There is not a high amount of bullying. Of course some, but that happens in every school.

Posted by a student on 10/04/09

I am the girls softball coordinator for the Green and White. I am also a parent of four girls and one boy, an alumni of Pen Argyl and have lived in this Pen Argyl and Wind Gap community all my life. I couldn't be more proud of where I'm from, where my children attend school, and all the kids that participate ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/07/09

A note to the parent's comment on sports, it is not the school that is focusing on the sports that you commented on, it is more the community. The success and focus of the mostly male sports programs you mentioned is do to the students being developed at a young age through clubs supported by parents, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/01/08

the focus more on football, baseball, and wrestling the female activities are treated with less respect. There is a high amount of bullying and low care to work towards correcting it.

Posted by a parent on 08/19/08

This school district is ok. But the busing of the students is not. They have students walking on high traffic roads that have no side walks!!!!!!!! I don't care what grade they are in, they should be able to pick them up at a safe place!!!!!!!!!!

Posted by a parent on 03/27/08

I'm very concerned about the way they discipline the children in this school for instance there was a child who brought in a pot pipe last year got suspended for he rest of the marking period and is back they need to start cracking down on these children now.

Posted by a student on 04/23/04

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Test scores for Pen Argyl Area High School

PSSA* Test Scores

Grade Level: 11

Test Year: 2012
Pen Argyl Area High School
Pen Argyl 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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Pen Argyl schools — Pen Argyl Area High School is located at 501 W Laurel Ave, Pen Argyl PA 18072. 501 W Laurel Ave is in the 18072 ZIP code in Pen Argyl, PA The school district for Pen Argyl Area High School is the Pen Argyl Area School District. Pen Argyl Area High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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