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Avon Grove HS


General Description

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.



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, Biology and Math on the Keystone Exams. The College Board named Avon Grove High School to its AP® Honor Roll in 2010, 2011, and 2013 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, Avon Grove High School is ranked 53rd  in Pennsylvania and 1532 out of more than 21,000 High Schools in the United States by US News and World Report. Avon Grove High School was awarded silver medal based on their performance on state assessments and how well they prepare students for college. Click here for additional information.
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