Valley High School

Tel: (515)633-4000
Grades: 10-12

1,951 students

Valley High School serves 1,951 students in grades 10-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the IA average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is more than the state average of 19%.
Valley High School operates within the West Des Moines Comm School District.

Overview

The student population of 1951 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 10-12
Total Students 1,951 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 109 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is more than the state average of 0.34. The school's diversity has increased by 8% over five years.
This School (IA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1
14:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
2%
Hispanic
8%
9%
Black
5%
5%
White
77%
81%
Unknown
5%
2%
All Ethnic Groups
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. 0.40
0.34
Eligible for Free LunchFamilies 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. 11%
33%
Eligible for Reduced
LunchFamilies 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.
3%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,112 students has grown by 0% over five years.
School District Name West Des Moines Comm School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
n/a
Number of Students Managed 9,112
n/a
Graduation Rate n/a
n/a
District Total Revenue n/a
n/a
District Spending n/a
n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a
n/a
District Spending / Student n/a
n/a
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2034 (latest year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Southwoods (2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Indian Hills Junior High School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Hills Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
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