Peters Township High School in Peters Township, PA - Niche

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Peters Township High School is a public school in Peters Township, Pennsylvania. It has 1,485 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 91% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 131 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

264 E Mcmurray Rd
Mcmurray, PA 15317
(724) 941-6250

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 131 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Overall Experience: They offer tons of classes and its really easy to join a club or even create one, but sports can turn into a huge politics thing.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: It's a great school with a good education. Sports are very competitive and very political.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: Peters Township High School offers many AP and Honors courses and does an extremely good job at preparing the students for college. However, the school building itself is extremely outdated and some of the teachers are not as good as others.
    • High School Senior
    • 1
    Overall Experience: I have experienced every bad things that could go wrong in this school and it is terrible. I can not wait to graduate it is that bad
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Food: I do not buy often because I do not like the food that the school offers.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
4.00 Pleasant Valley Elementary School Public
KinderCare Learning Center Private, Alternative
4.00 Peters Township Middle School Public
3.66 Hills-Hendersonville Elementary School Public
4.00 McMurray Elementary School Public
3.33 Borland Manor Elementary School Public
3.66 North Strabane Intermediate School Public
4.33 Boyce Middle School Public
4.00 Bower Hill Elementary School Public
4.33 Streams Elementary School Public
Cornerstone Christian Preparatory Academy Private, Religious
3.66 Wylandville Elementary School Public
3.66 First Street Elementary School Public
Wesley Spectrum Integrated Services Private, Special Education
2.33 Wesley Spectrum Academy Private, Special Education
St. Louise De Marillac School Private, Religious
3.66 South Central Elementary School Public
3.66 Canonsburg Middle School Public
4.33 Baker Elementary School Public
4.00 George Washington Elementary School Public
St. Patrick School Private, Religious
3.00 Canon-McMillan Senior High School Public
4.00 William Penn Elementary School Public
4.33 Upper St. Clair High School Public
3.66 Muse Elementary School Public
4.00 Bethel Memorial Elementary School Public
3.66 Cecil Elementary School Public
Holy Child Catholic School Private, Religious
4.33 Eisenhower Elementary School Public
4.33 Fort Couch Middle School Public
4.00 Bethel Park High School Public
4.00 Neil Armstrong Middle School Public
4.00 Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Public
4.00 Independence Middle School Public
3.00 Chartiers-Houston Junior/Senior High School Public
Central Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.66 South Park Middle School Public
Our Lady of Grace School Private, Religious
3.00 Chartiers Valley High School Public
3.33 Chartiers Valley Middle School Public
Sleepy Hollow Academy Private, Alternative, All-Girls
3.00 Chartiers Valley Primary School Public
Hillcrest Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Allison Park Elementary School Public
4.33 Hoover Elementary School Public
2.66 Ringgold Middle School Public
3.66 Cecil Intermediate School Public
4.33 Markham Elementary School Public
4.00 South Fayette Township Elementary School Public
3.66 Trinity East Elementary School Public
4.00 South Fayette Township High School Public
4.00 South Fayette Middle School Public
4.33 Foster Elementary School Public
Three Hierarchs Eastern Orthodox School Private, Religious
2.66 Ringgold Elementary School North Public
4.33 Jefferson Elementary School Public
4.33 Mt. Lebanon Senior High School Public
4.33 Jefferson Middle School Public
St. Anne Elementary School Private, Religious
3.33 South Park Elementary Center Public
4.00 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Public
4.33 Mellon Middle School Public
4.33 Washington Elementary School Public
3.00 South Park Senior High School Public
3.00 Chartiers Valley Intermediate School Public
3.66 Myrtle Avenue School Public
4.33 Howe Elementary School Public
3.00 Carnegie Elementary School Public
4.33 Lincoln Elementary School Public
St. Bernard School Private, Religious
Jubilee Christian School Private, Religious
St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin School Private, Religious
Mount Lebanon Montessori School Private, Montessori
3.66 Harrison Middle School Public
3.66 McAnnulty Elementary School Public
Faith Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Washington Park Elementary School Public
4.00 Dormont Elementary School Public
Young Scholars of Western Pennsylvania Charter School Public
3.33 Keystone Oaks High School Public
3.66 Keystone Oaks Middle School Public
2.00 Seton-La Salle High School Private, Religious
3.66 Whitehall Elementary School Public
Holy Family Institute - Washington Private, Special Education
2.33 Ringgold Senior High School Public
2.66 First Love Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 McClellan Elementary School Public
3.33 Gill Hall Elementary School Public
John F. Kennedy Catholic School Private, Religious
2.66 Washington Junior High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Canon-McMillan Senior High School 5 mi. 1,480
4.33 Upper St. Clair High School 5 mi. 1,382
4.00 Bethel Park High School 6 mi. 1,624
3.00 Chartiers Valley High School 8 mi. 1,120
4.33 Mt. Lebanon Senior High School 8 mi. 1,706

Around Peters Township High School

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Male 50%
Female 49%

Student Diversity

Peters Township High School United States Bethel Park High School Canon-McMillan Senior High School Chartiers Valley High School Mt. Lebanon Senior High School Upper St. Clair High School
White 95.0% 51.0% 95.0% 91.0% 89.0% 89.0% 88.0%
Asian 2.0% 4.8% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 5.0% 9.0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 0% 1.0% 2.0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 0% 15.0% 2.0% 5.0% 5.0% 1.0% 1.0%
Hispanic 0% 25.0% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 24.8%
Grade 10 25.6%
Grade 11 25.6%
Grade 12 24.1%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 17 responses

  • 47% Yes
  • 35% Not sure.
  • 18% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 30% The staff
  • 30% Prepares well for college
  • 15% Clean
  • 10% Clubs
  • 10% Caring teachers
  • 5% New technology

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 27% Lack of Diversity
  • 23% Rules are too strict for unimportant things.
  • 15% Bullying
  • 15% Unimportant rules are enforced more than important
  • 12% Rules are not strict enough for important things
  • 8% Lack of School Spirit

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 12 responses

  • 50% Known for being stuck up, rich kids
  • 25% Our school never calls off for the bad weather
  • 17% Very clique-y
  • 8% Highest performing student athletes in our region

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 58% Privileged White Kids
  • 25% Preppy
  • 8% White
  • 8% Arrogant

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Don't get mixed in with the wrong croud.
  • 36% You can always find a friend
  • 18% Be yourself

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 80% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 10% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 10% I hate everything about this school.