Valley High School

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

884 students

Valley High School serves 884 students in grades 8-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 43%.
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 884 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 8-12
Total Students 884 students
Valley High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 54 teachers
Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AL) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Black
40%
34%
Valley High School Black (1989-2013)
White
59%
57%
Valley High School White (1989-2013)
Two or more races
1%
1%
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.
0.50 0.31
Valley High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
46%
52%
Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2013)
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.
9%
6%
Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,891 students has decreased by 5% 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 3,891 2,979
Chambers County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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
Chambers County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $8,668 $10,180
Chambers County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beulah High School (3.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is W F Burns Middle School (4.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beulah Elementary School (3.3 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • ValleyBeulah Elementary School
    4747 Lee Rd 270
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)745-5028
    3.3 mi | 747 students | Gr. PK-6                      
  • ValleyBeulah High School
    4848 Lee Rd 270
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)745-5010
    3.4 mi | 652 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • ValleyFairfax Elementary School
    502 Blvd
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-2966
    4.1 mi | 525 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • ValleyW F Burns Middle School
    292 Johnson St
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-3567
    4.6 mi | 677 students | Gr. 6-9                      
  • ValleyLafayette Lanier Elementary School
    6001 20th Ave
    ValleyAL 36854
    (334)756-3623
    5.9 mi | 252 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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