High School

Phoenixville Area High School
Things You Should Know...

HS orchestra


US news Best HS
Best Music Award
• 29 AP courses offered, 50 Honors courses • 22 college-credit dual enrollment relationships with Delaware and Montgomery County Community Colleges • Nearly 50% of high school students take at least 1 AP course • 70% of AP course takers receive a score of 3 or greater  • In 2022, 161 students recognized as AP Scholars (6 AP Capstone Scholars, 65 AP Scholars w/Distinction, 23 AP Scholars w/Honors, 65 AP Scholars) • Wide variety of electives to appeal to all students 
• 100% Customized education approach for each student • Consistently above PA and US averages for SAT and ACT scores • 80% of PAHS students attended 4-year colleges, 2-year colleges, or the US Military • Recognized as a Best High School in America by U.S. News & World Report • Named a NAMM Best Community of Music Educators for 4 years in a row

Staff and Teachers

100% of teachers are CERTIFIED PA Teachers

• 80% of teachers earned post graduate degrees, including 4 doctorate level teachers
• 100% of PASD teachers pursue continuing education credits
• All H.S. students maintain 4-year relationship with school counselors
• Full-time, 100% dedicated college & career counselor
• Specialized Programs and Services Include: Nurses, physical and occupational therapists, reading specialists, interventional specialists, and school psychologists are available in every school building

• Full-time, 100% dedicated college & career counselor
• Our graduates are accepted to some of the finest colleges and universities in
the country
• All students must complete a Career Exploration Project
• Students have the option to participate in a 3-week Career Study at the end of their Senior year

College/Career Planning & Community Affiliations

• District-funded and managed CARNEGIE Library Facility
• Chester County Futures, and Destinations with Direction provide unique opportunities for students
• Chester County Night School host
• Graduate Equivalency Diploma programs for community members
cross country team

Community Service

Jersey bowl game

• Majority of High School students participate in community service projects
• Strong foundation of community organization partnerships
• Over 10,000+ community service hours across PASD Student Body yearly
• Students organize and participate in dozens of fundraisers for local and 
global causes
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