Golden Valley High School

Golden Valley High School serves 1,921 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is lower than the CA average of 25:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 75%.
Golden Valley High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

The student population of 1921 students has declined by 19% over five years.
The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 39% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,921 students
Golden Valley High School Total Students (1995-2014)
Gender % Golden Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 81 teachers
Golden Valley High School Total Teachers (1995-2014)
Students by Grade Golden Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.59 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1 25:1
Golden Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.59 0.42
Golden Valley High School Diversity Score (1995-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
73%
49%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
9%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,963 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $8,872 is less than the state average of $10,238. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,207 is less than the state average of $10,739. The district spending/student has grown by 14% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 9,963 1,757
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $17 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $8,872 $10,238
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $10,207 $10,739
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Independence High (alternative) (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Weaver Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MercedPioneer Elementary School
    0.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 1022 students2950 Gerard Ave
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)725-7111
    0.9KG-51022
  • MercedWeaver Middle School
    0.9 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 883 students3076 East Childs Ave
    MercedCA 95341
    (209)723-2174
    0.96-8883
  • MercedWeaver Preschool
    0.9 miles3076 East Childs Ave
    MercedCA 95341
    (209)725-7125
    0.9n/a
  • MercedCharles Wright Elementary School
    1 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 494 students900 East 20th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6615
    1KG-5494
  • MercedAda Givens Elementary School
    1.2 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 452 students2900 Green St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6610
    1.2KG-5452

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