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Welsh Valley Middle School


Facts & Stats

Year opened: 1958; rededicated on April 22, 2001 following extensive renovations and additions; 12-classroom wing added 2015

Grade Levels: 6-8

Type of School: Public

Number of students: 1066

Number of staff: 143; 94 Professional Staff; 43 Support Staff

Campus Net Acreage: 34.20 acres

School Colors: Green & White

Mascot: Dragons

Facilities: Six classroom buildings surrounding an open courtyard. State-of-the art performance theatre; library/media center; tech ed center; multi-purpose cafeteria; specialized learning support classrooms; two gymnasiums; track; four tennis courts; playing fields.

Percentage of minority students: 16.15% (6.92% African-American, 6.59% Asian/Asian-American, 1.32% Latino/Hispanic, 1.32% Multi-Racial)

Fun fact: Welsh Valley sits on land once owned by Percival Roberts, former president of the Pencoyd Ironworks. At one time, the Roberts family's "Penshurst Estate," encompassed more than 574 acres.

Fun fact: The Philadelphia skyline is visible from Welsh Valley's playing fields.