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Indian Valley High School - IVHS
700 Cedar Street
Lewistown, PA   17044-1299
Phone: (717) 248-5441     FAX: (717) 242-5806
Web Address: http://www.mcsdk12.org/ivhs/

The IVHS mascot is the warrior.

Indian Valley High School Ronald L. Varner, Principal
rlv59@mcsdk12.org

Christina A. Short, Assistant Principal
cas14@mcsdk12.org

School Enrollment: 978

K-5 Enrollment: 2518
6-8 Enrollment: 1295
9-12 Enrollment: 1780
District k-12 Enrollment: 5593

Mascot: Warrior
School colors: Red and Black
   

General Information - Classroom Information - Curriculum  
School Highlights - Staff Information - Picture Tour  
Links - History

   

General Information
  • Level: High School
  • Attendance Area: Indian Valley
  • Instructional Days: 180
  • Non-instructional days: 4
  • Length of student school day (start/end): 7.16 hours
  • Marking Periods: 4
  • NCLB Report Card:  
Classroom Information  (as of : June 25, 2009 )
School   District     Sections   Ave class size
   Ninth Grade 261 480 11 23.7
Tenth Grade 253 426 10 25.3
Eleventh Grade 239 421 10 23.9
Twelfth Grade 225 427 10 22.5
Ungraded (7-12)   26    

Totals:     

979 1295
Curriculum 

GRADING SCALE

PERCENTAGE GRADE DESCRIPTION LETTER GRADE EQUIVALENT

93-100
85-92
77-84
68-76
Below 68

 

Excellent
Above Average
Average
Below Average
Failure

A
B
C
D
E

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Students must satisfy the following areas to earn a diploma from the Mifflin County School District.

  1. A student must accumulate a total of at least 23 credits to meet graduation requirements.
     

  2. A student must successfully complete the following required courses to meet graduation requirements:

1.

English Four Years 4.0 Credits

*2.

Social Studies Four Years 3.0 Credits

3.

Science Two Years 2.0 Credits

4.

Biology One Year 1.0 Credit

*5.

Mathematics Four Years 4.0 Credits

**6.

Computer One Year 0.5 Credit

7.

Health Two Years  

 

Health One Year 0.5 Credit

8.

Fitness Four Years 2.0 Credits

 

    17.0 Credits

9.

Electives   6.0 Credits
  TOTAL   23.0 Credits

* If a student successfully completes course work at Career and Technology Center in 10th, 11th and 12th grades, he/she will be exempt from taking the senior year social studies and senior year math courses.

  1. A student must successfully complete a GRADUATION PROJECT to meet graduation requirements. This project, consisting of both oral and written components, will be graded according to the approved rubric.

    The purpose of the culminating project is to assure that students are able to apply, analyze, synthesize and evaluate information and communicate significant knowledge and understanding.


  2. To meet graduation requirements, the following classes must participate in an extra-curricular activity, complete the activity, and have the advisor sign off.
Classes Activity Years to Complete
Class of 2009 and Beyond - Four - At Least one each year

At least one each year

STATE AND LOCAL REQUIRED CREDITS

Students not achieving 23 credits, including the required courses, and who do not complete a graduation project will not be certified for graduation, nor will they participate in any Baccalaureate or Commencement practices or ceremonies.

 

School Highlights
  • Honors Programs/ courses
    • Math
    • Science
    • English
    • Social Studies
  • Enrichment Programs
  • Independent Study Courses
  • Work-based learning
  • Distance Learning
  • School-to-work activities
  • Career exploration/resource center
  • Academic and Technical Courses
    associated with selected pathway
  • National Honor Society
  • Renaissance Program
  • Living Museum
  • Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology
    Center (grades 10, 11, 12)
  • Senior Show
  • Theater/arts productions
  • Public Band and Choral Concerts
  • Library Media Center
  • Channel One Programming
  • Clubs / Activities
    • Art
    • Business
    • Character
    • Computer
    • Conservation
    • Drama
    • Envirothon
    • French
    • Key
    • Medical Careers
    • National Honor Society
    • P.U.L.S.E
    • Science
    • Ski
    • Spanish
    • Stage Crew
    • Student Trainers
    • Student Council
    • TSA (Technology Student Association)
    • Tobacco Busters
    • Upward Bound
    • Varsity
    • Yearbook
  • Optional Activities
  • Interscholastic Sports
    • Baseball (Boys
    • Basketball (Boys and Girls)
    • Cross Country (Boys/Girls)
    • Field Hockey (Girls)
    • Football (Boys)
    • Golf
    • Soccer (Boys and Girls)
    • Spring Track (Boys/Girls)
    • Softball (Girls)
    • Tennis (Boys and Girls)
    • Volleyball (Girls)
    • Winter Track (Boys/Girls)
    • Wrestling (Boys)

  

Staff Information
  •  Administration
    • Principal
    • Assistant Principal
  • Secretaries/Clerks
    • Administrative Secretary
    • Office Clerks
    • Guidance Secretary
  • Guidance Counselors
  • Psychologist
  • Itinerant Services
    • Hearing Support
  • Business Education
  • English
  • Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Science
  • Social Studies
  • World Language
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Media
  • Technology Education
  • Nurse
  • Art
  • Music
  • Physical Education/Health
  • Librarian
  • Special Education
  • Cafeteria
  • Custodial

  

Picture Tour  - not available
No IVHS tour available.

  

School History
Indian Valley High School, formally known as Chief Logan High School, opened as IVHS in 1989 as a result of District reorganization. 

The Mifflin-Juniata Career and Technology Center program is available for students who are interested in following a vocational pathway/cluster.

 

  

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