Upper Merion Area School District is a highly rated, public school district located in King of Prussia, PA. It has 3,991 students in grades PK, K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 64% of students are at least proficient in math and 75% in reading.
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Upper Merion Area School District Reviews
I loved it here at Upper Merion, I hate the idea of leaving. Although this is a rather small public high school, the experience is just as good, if not better than the other public schools in this region. Every student feels welcomed, and involved in the schools nationalism. Seeing the bleachers filled with students cheering on their counterparts at any sporting events, or teachers staying after school to tutor, guide and encouraging supervised study, shows the school's quintessential character. Upper Merion Area High School reaps tons of benefits from the surrounding - commercialized surroundings- . Upper Merion, located in a 5 mile radius to the mall and other complexes, proudly partners with enumeral restaurants in its local community to benefit the intent at hand - raising money for a local family in need, Mini Thon's FTK- yields this strong sense of community. This strong sense of home.
Overall, my experience in Upper Merion Area School District was ok. I had some very outstanding teachers who were very influential to me and still stay in touch with some of them. Academically it prepared me for college in the best way possible. The only drawback was the social environment. I never had many friends while going to school here. Everyone had their own cliques and I was never in any cliques.
Upper Merion offers a wide variety of clubs, sports teams, intramurals, community outreach, and elective opportunities to every student. They build a true community out of each graduating class, making the community stronger. Some things need attention, like the age of the buildings and the quality of things like the restrooms and ceiling tiles. Some other key things they should address is the lack of care their math department seems to have about teaching, seeing as most of them have been there for 20+ years and are obviously 'over it'. There are a few other teachers like that in other areas of study as well, but the highest concentration of teachers with that mindset seems to be the math department. I love going to UM and being not just a part of the crowd, because UM is a reasonably small public school, you can really get to know lots of different people with different views and interests.