Blue Valley West High School

Blue Valley West High School serves 1,351 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Blue Valley West High School operates within the Blue Valley School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 1351 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 30% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,351 students
Blue Valley West High School Total Students (2002-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Blue Valley West High School Total Classroom Teachers (2002-2012)
Students by Grade Blue Valley West High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is more than the state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 12:1
Blue Valley West High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2002-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
2%
Blue Valley West High School Asian (2002-2012)
Hispanic
3%
16%
Blue Valley West High School Hispanic (2002-2012)
Black
4%
7%
Blue Valley West High School Black (2002-2012)
White
81%
68%
Blue Valley West High School White (2002-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Blue Valley West High School Sch Ethnicity Blue Valley West 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.
0.34 0.29
Blue Valley West High School Diversity Score (2002-2012)
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.
3%
38%
Blue Valley West High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2002-2012)
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.
2%
10%
Blue Valley West High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2002-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 21,924 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Blue Valley School District
Number of Schools
Managed
34
3
Number of Students Managed 21,924 551
Blue Valley School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 94% 85%
Blue Valley School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $259 MM $7 MM
Blue Valley School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $359 MM $7 MM
Blue Valley School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $12,339 $12,944
Blue Valley School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,124 $12,499
Blue Valley School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Blue Valley High School (1.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Pleasant Ridge Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Hills Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Overland Park Pleasant Ridge Middle School
    9000 West 165th St
    Overland Park , KS , 66085
    (913)239-5700
    0.5  mi  |  455  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Overland Park Cedar Hills Elementary School
    9100 West 165th St
    Overland Park , KS , 66085
    (913)239-3300
    0.5  mi  |  489  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Overland Park Sunset Ridge Elementary School
    14901 England St
    Overland Park , KS , 66221
    (913)239-7400
    1.5  mi  |  576  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Overland Park Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Stanley Elementary School
    6121 West 158th St
    Overland Park , KS , 66223
    (913)239-7200
    1.5  mi  |  446  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Stilwell Blue Valley High School
    6001 West 159th St
    Stilwell , KS , 66085
    (913)239-4800
    1.7  mi  |  1267  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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