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 1,487 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 84% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 129 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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

Ratings and Reviews
3.5 from 129 reviews
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    • 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.
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Administration & Policies: The school policies for discipline are fair. the school officials are very involved in what the students are doing and carry out punishments as they should
    • High School Senior
    • 3
    Sports & Fitness: This school does have a lot of school spirit which comes in handy when it comes to sports so that there are people at the games. It is also nice that pride si big at the school. The facilities on the other hand are not so great. Al ot of the money the school gets does not fo to sports.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: Many of the teachers at my school are great. A lot of them do actually care about the students. There will always be the teachers that no one likes or gets along with but I would say that that is not a huge issue at my school/

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
Kids World Childcare & Preschool Private
4.00 McMurray Elementary School Public
3.66 Hills-Hendersonville Elementary School Public
3.66 North Strabane Intermediate School Public
3.33 Borland Manor Elementary 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 First Street Elementary School Public
2.33 Wesley Spectrum Academy Private, Special Education
3.66 Wylandville Elementary School Public
Montessori Early Childhood Center Private, Montessori
3.66 South Central Elementary School Public
3.66 Canonsburg Middle School Public
4.00 George Washington Elementary School Public
4.33 Baker Elementary School Public
St. Patrick School Private, Religious
3.00 Canon-McMillan Senior High School Public
KinderCare Learning Center Private
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
St. Thomas More Elementary School Private, Religious
4.00 Bethel Park High School Public
4.33 Fort Couch Middle School Public
4.00 Neil Armstrong Middle School Public
4.00 Benjamin Franklin Elementary School Public
3.00 Chartiers-Houston Junior/Senior High School Public
4.00 Independence Middle School Public
Central Christian Academy Private, Religious
Montessori Children's Schoolhouse Private, Montessori
Our Lady of Grace School Private, Religious
3.33 Chartiers Valley Middle School Public
3.00 Chartiers Valley High School Public
3.00 Chartiers Valley Primary School Public
3.66 South Park Middle School Public
Sleepy Hollow Academy Private, Alternative, All-Girls
Hillcrest Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.00 Allison Park Elementary School Public
3.66 Cecil Intermediate School Public
4.33 Markham Elementary School Public
4.33 Hoover Elementary School Public
3.66 Trinity East Elementary School Public
St. Katharine Drexel School Private, Religious
Three Hierarchs Eastern Orthodox School Private, Religious
4.33 Foster Elementary School Public
4.00 South Fayette Township Elementary School Public
4.00 South Fayette Township High School Public
4.00 South Fayette Middle School Public
4.33 Jefferson Elementary School Public
4.33 Jefferson Middle School Public
4.33 Mt. Lebanon Senior High School Public
St. Anne Elementary School Private, Religious
2.66 Gastonville Elementary Center Public
3.00 South Park Senior High School Public
4.33 Mellon Middle School Public
4.33 Washington Elementary School Public
3.33 South Park Elementary Center Public
4.00 Abraham Lincoln Elementary School Public
3.00 Chartiers Valley Intermediate School Public
3.66 Myrtle Avenue School Public
4.33 Lincoln Elementary School Public
3.00 Carnegie Elementary School Public
4.33 Howe Elementary School Public
St. Bernard School Private, Religious
Jubilee Christian School Private, Religious
3.66 Harrison Middle School Public
ABC's for Children Private
Ss. Simon & Jude Elementary School Private, Religious
Mount Lebanon Montessori School Private, Montessori
St. Gabriel of the Sorrowful Virgin School Private, Religious
3.66 McAnnulty Elementary School Public
4.00 Dormont Elementary School Public
3.33 Keystone Oaks High School Public
3.66 Keystone Oaks Middle School Public
Faith Christian School Private, Religious
2.66 Ringgold Middle School Public
2.66 Washington Park Middle School Public
2.66 Washington Park Elementary School Public
2.00 Seton-La Salle High School Private, Religious
3.66 Whitehall Elementary School Public
2.33 Ringgold Senior High School Public
Holy Family Institute - Washington Private, Special Education
Brookline Regional Catholic School Private, Religious
KinderCare Learning Center Private
2.66 Brookline School Public
2.66 First Love Christian Academy Private, Religious
3.33 Gill Hall Elementary School Public
3.33 McClellan Elementary School Public
John F. Kennedy Catholic School Private, Religious
4.00 Baldwin Senior High School Public

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
4.00 McMurray Elementary School 2 mi. 1,010
4.00 Bower Hill Elementary School 3 mi. 756
3.66 Canonsburg Middle School 4 mi. 764
3.00 Canon-McMillan Senior High School 5 mi. 1,493
4.33 Upper St. Clair High School 5 mi. 1,424

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 Bower Hill Elementary School Canon-McMillan Senior High School Canonsburg Middle School McMurray Elementary School Upper St. Clair High School
White 95.0% 51.6% 92.0% 91.0% 92.0% 92.0% 89.0%
Asian 1.0% 4.7% 2.0% 0% 1.0% 3.0% 8.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 24.5% 2.0% 1.0% 1.0% 2.0% 0%
African American 0% 15.2% 0% 6.0% 4.0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Multiracial 0% 2.6% 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 14 responses

  • 43% Yes
  • 36% Not sure.
  • 21% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 27% The staff
  • 27% Prepares well for college
  • 20% Clean
  • 13% Caring teachers
  • 7% Clubs
  • 7% New technology

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 25% Rules are too strict for unimportant things.
  • 20% Bullying
  • 20% Lack of Diversity
  • 15% Rules are not strict enough for important things
  • 15% Unimportant rules are enforced more than important
  • 5% Lack of School Spirit

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 9 responses

  • 44% Known for being stuck up, rich kids
  • 22% Our school never calls off for the bad weather
  • 22% Very clique-y
  • 11% Highest performing student athletes in our region

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Privileged White Kids
  • 38% Preppy
  • 12% Arrogant

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 8 responses

  • 50% Don't get mixed in with the wrong croud.
  • 38% You can always find a friend
  • 12% Be yourself

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 0% I love everything about this school.
  • 71% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 14% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 14% I hate everything about this school.