Great Valley High School

Academic Rating

10 out of 10

Rank: 12th in Pennsylvania

Great Valley HS receives a EasyCollege academic rating significantly above the average for Pennsylvania high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation.



The Great Valley High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
Asian Pacific11.2%137
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0.2%2
Two or more races0.9%11


Upper 6% of Pennsylvania high schools

10.3% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program as compared to the Pennsylvania high school median of 31.3%. By this measure, Great Valley HS students are largely wealthy and rank 33rd in Pennsylvania for high school student family income.

Enrollment Size

Grade Students


Graduation Rate

10 out of 10

Rank: 9th in Pennsylvania

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
Pennsylvania Median92%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantagedsuppressed*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in Pennsylvania

Students at Great Valley High School scored an average 90% of students proficient across math and reading standardized tests. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 69% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 5.1% of Pennsylvania high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
Boys85% to 89%*90% to 94%*

Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
White85% to 89%*90% to 94%*
With Disabilites40% to 49%*50% to 59%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 151st in Pennsylvania

317 out of 584 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (54%). College admission testing participation is somewhat above the Pennsylvania median rate of 43% and in the top 27% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 36th in Pennsylvania

Great Valley HS offers 27 AP courses. 38 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 98% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all Pennsylvania schools of 13%. Great Valley HS had 399 taking AP exams with a 366 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 91% percentile and significantly above the state median of 64 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 92% 64%
Students enrolled in an AP class 38% 13%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 34%
AP Courses Offered 27

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%18%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate12%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%4
Pennsylvania Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.2%2

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Pennsylvania Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.5%19
Pennsylvania Median3.5%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.5%6


Great Valley High School
225 North Phoenixville Pike
Malvern, PA

10 out of 10 1


Great Valley School District
Malvern, PA

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