Avon Grove High School is located in a rural-suburban setting 34 miles southwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and 18 miles northwest of Wilmington, Delaware. The area is populated by families employed in a wide range of service, trade, technical and professional occupations. Avon Grove High School is a public high school accredited by Pennsylvania Department of Education and The Middle States Association of Secondary Schools and Colleges.
The curriculum at Avon Grove High School offers Advanced Placement, honors, academic and general level courses, as well as many elective courses. In order to receive an Avon Grove diploma, students are required to complete 4 credits of English; 4 credits Mathematics; 3 credits of Social Studies, and Science; 2 credits of Physical Education; .5 credits of Health; 8.5 credits of career choices/enrichment electives and a Graduation Project. In addition, graduates must demonstrate proficiency in Reading and Math on the Keystone Exams. The College Board named Avon Grove High School to its AP® Honor Roll in 2010 and 2011 for increasing access to Advanced Placement (AP) coursework while still maintaining a high percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams. In addition, Philadelphia Magazine ranked Avon Grove 45th in its 2012 listing
of the best 100 high schools in the region.