Valley Center High School

Tel: (316)755-7070
Grades: 9-12

811 students

Valley Center High School serves 811 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the KS average of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 32%.
Valley Center High School operates within the Valley Center Pub School District.
The school district's 77% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 85%.

Overview

The student population of 811 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 811 students
Valley Center High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 52 teachers
Valley Center High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Center 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 0.24 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 12:1
Valley Center High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
2%
Valley Center High School Asian (1991-2011)
Hispanic
7%
16%
Valley Center High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
1%
7%
Valley Center High School Black (1988-2012)
White
87%
68%
Valley Center High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Center High School Sch Ethnicity Valley Center 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.
0.24 0.68
Valley Center High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
20%
38%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2012)
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.
9%
10%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,627 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 77% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Valley Center Pub School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,627 551
Valley Center Pub  School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 77% 85%
Valley Center Pub  School District Graduation Rate (2001-2009)
District Total Revenue $27 MM $7 MM
District Spending $68 MM $7 MM
Valley Center Pub  School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,663 $12,944
Valley Center Pub  School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $26,327 $12,499
Valley Center Pub  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 Sedgwick High School (5.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley Center Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abilene Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Valley Center Valley Center Middle School
    800 North Meridian
    Valley Center , KS , 67147
    (316)755-7060
    0.1  mi  |  442  students  |  Gr.  7-8
  • Valley Center Valley Center Intermediate School
    737 North Meridian
    Valley Center , KS , 67147
    (316)755-7050
    0.2  mi  |  395  students  |  Gr.  5-6
  • Valley Center Abilene Elementary School
    522 North Abilene
    Valley Center , KS , 67147
    (316)755-7020
    0.5  mi  |  232  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Valley Center Wheatland Elementary School
    800 Meadow
    Valley Center , KS , 67147
    (316)755-7040
    0.5  mi  |  354  students  |  Gr.  KG-4
  • Valley Center West Elementary School
    501 North Sheridan
    Valley Center , KS , 67147
    (316)755-7030
    0.5  mi  |  393  students  |  Gr.  PK-4

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