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Quaker Valley High School

Quaker Valley High School

625 Beaver St, Leetsdale (PA), 15056, United States

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(412) 749-6000

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Description Quaker Valley High School is a high school located in Leetsdale, Pennsylvania. The school is one of the four National Blue Ribbon Schools that comprise the Quaker Valley School District.The high school serves an average of 640 students in grades 9 through 12 and has a 100% graduation rate.Quaker Valley High School offers a college-preparatory core curriculum with elective courses.To enhance the Program of Studies, the school contracts with an online provider of curriculum. Students select from several additional Advanced Placement courses as part of or in addition to their six-period day.Quaker Valley High School offers three College-in-High-School courses through the University of Pittsburgh, and has an active dual enrollment partnership with Community College of Allegheny College, Robert Morris University, the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Penn State Beaver. The Dual Enrollment program is facilitated by the Office of Collegiate Affairs.As a highlight of the academic program, the Personal Project/Honors Personal Project, completed during the sophomore year, fulfills a graduation requirement and provides students with the opportunity to work over several months in an area of personal interest with an adult mentor. Students pursue topics as diverse as their personalities and talents. This credited research experience results in a product, a presentation to a faculty panel, and a reflective paper emphasizing the learning process.

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