Valdez High School

319 Robe River Dr,

Valdez, AK, 99686

Tel: (907)835-4767
Grades: 9-12

227 students

Valdez High School serves 227 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the AK average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 49%.
Valdez High School operates within the Valdez City School District.
The school district's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 70%.

Overview

The student population of 227 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 227 students
Valdez High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Valdez High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valdez High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.42 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Valdez High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
20%
23%
Valdez High School American Indian (1989-2012)
Asian
1%
6%
Valdez High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
3%
6%
Valdez High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
4%
Valdez High School Black (1989-2006)
White
74%
51%
Valdez High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valdez High School Sch Ethnicity Valdez High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.42 0.70
Valdez High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
36%
34%
Valdez High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1988-2012)
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.
7%
6%
Valdez High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 685 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name Valdez City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 685 425
Valdez City   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 83% 70%
Valdez City   School District Graduation Rate (1996-2009)
District Total Revenue $15 MM $9 MM
Valdez City   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
Valdez City   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,074 $21,927
Valdez City   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,970 $24,242
Valdez City   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tatitlek Community School (21.4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is George H Gilson Junior High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hermon Hutchens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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Valdez Cordova Borough, AK public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.50, which is lower than the Alaska average of 0.7. The most diverse school district in Valdez Cordova Borough is Copper River School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Alaska or national school diversity statistics.