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  2. Diversity
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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Peters Township School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Mcmurray, PA. It has 4,200 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 17 to 1. According to state test scores, 77% of students are at least proficient in math and 91% in reading.
Address
631 E Mcmurray Rd
Mcmurray, PA 15317
Telephone
(724) 941-6251

Peters Township School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
91%
Percent Proficient - Math
77%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1220
330 responses
Average ACT
29
96 responses
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Students

Diversity
D+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,200
Free or Reduced Lunch
4.8%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
17:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$81,851
Teachers in First/Second Year
6.2%

Finances

Total Expenses
$49,105,000
Expenses Per Student
$12,552/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    66%
  • Support Services
    32%
  • Other
    2%

Peters Township School District Reviews

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Peters is one of the best school districts in PA where it actually matters, on academics and preparation for college / life. Peters gets dinged for not being "diverse" enough but that just means the students don't fit some superficial and inane definition of the word that has nothing to do with real diversity of thought but is more about what students look like. Let's be honest, the quality of a school district is driven by how involved and committed the parents are. Peters is almost entirely populated by middle to upper middle class folk who work hard, have traditional values, and make sacrifices to ensure their children have a good life. That's what matters and in that regard Peters is one of the best places anywhere that you can live and send your kids to school.
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Peters Township School District helped me greatly to prepare for college, and have a fun time while learning. The majority of the teachers are wonderful, and truly love their field of teaching, which makes it easier and more enjoyable to learn the material from them. There is a wide variety of academic opportunities, activities, electives, and sports. The only thing I would want to change is the diversity of the students and teachers. Due to the fact that it is located in PA, in a suburb, the majority of students and teachers are white.
I have had a very positive experience attending school in Peters Township. The opportunity for AP & honors classes is impressive and the curriculum offered is quite challenging. All four years I played on the varsity soccer program and enjoyed participating in a competitive division.
There are many club opportunities such as theater, media, language clubs and peer jury, sports, etc. My junior year, the PTSD teachers went on strike. That was quite a frustrating experience for everyone and made that year a difficult one.