Valley High School

501 Hwy 29,

Valley, AL, 36854-4499

Tel: (334)756-4105
Grades: 8-12

893 students

Valley High School serves 893 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is equal to the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 42%.
Valley High School operates within the Chambers County School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate is lower than the AL state average of 72%.

Overview

The student population of 893 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 58 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 893 students
Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 is less than the state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 15:1
Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
1%
5%
Valley High School Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
40%
35%
Valley High School Black (1989-2012)
White
58%
58%
Valley High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Valley 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.
0.51 0.55
Valley 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.
49%
51%
Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,940 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 97% over five years.
School District Name Chambers County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
7
Number of Students Managed 3,940 2,928
Graduation Rate 59% 72%
Chambers County School District Graduation Rate (1994-2009)
District Total Revenue $36 MM $29 MM
District Spending $36 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,583 $9,620
District Spending / Student $8,668 $10,180
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lanett Senior High School (4 miles away).
The nearest middle school is W F Burns Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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