With approximately 3,300 students and four schools, the Upper Perkiomen School District, which is situated in the Upper Perkiomen Valley (Pennsburg, Red Hill, East Greenville, Green Lane, Barto, and Sumneytown), Pennsylvania, tends to reflect the community which it operates in--small town atmosphere, test scores above the national average and the district's yearning to improve their students' education to the fullest degree.
The five district schools include: Hereford Elementary, Marlborough Elementary, Upper Perkiomen 4th & 5th Grade Center, The Upper Perkiomen Middle School and Upper Perkiomen High School.
The Upper Perkiomen School District Education Center, which houses the district administration, is located at 2229 East Buck Road in Pennsburg, PA 18073.
UPSD MISSION STATEMENT
The Upper Perkiomen School District empowers learners, fosters community partnerships, and inspires innovation to maximize personal growth.
UPSD VISION STATEMENTS
At UPSD all students will have access to a full continuum of learning experiences in order to actualize their personal growth.
UPSD provides a safe and supportive school environment that values and is responsive to the uniqueness of each individual.
UPSD encourages all students and staff to responsibly advocate for themselves and actively make choices in their own learning.
UPSD fosters and utilizes local and global connections to cultivate learning experiences within and beyond the classroom.
UPSD nurtures a student centered learning environment that enhances critical and creative thinking.
General Location: Upper Perkiomen Valley (Pennsburg, Red Hill, East Greenville, Green Lane, Barto and Sumneytown) ; 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia in Montgomery County.
Number of Students: 3,380 Total Students.
Attendance Rate: 95.42%.
Number of Certified Teachers: 215 teachers full / part time.
SAT Score Averages: Overall-1036 Math-520 Verbal-516
ACT Score Averages: Composite- 21.8 English- 19.8 Math- 21.6 Reading- 22.2 Social Studies- 22.3