Valley Head High School

Tel: (256)635-6228
Grades: KG-12

508 students

Valley Head High School serves 508 students in grades KG-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the AL average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 43%.
Valley Head High School operates within the Dekalb County School District.

Overview

The student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-12
Total Students 508 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 50 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 10:1 15:1
American Indian
6%
1%
Asian
1%
1%
Hispanic
32%
5%
White
61%
57%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.53 0.31
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.
73%
52%
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%
6%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,580 students has grown by 6% over five years.
School District Name Dekalb County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
15
7
Number of Students Managed 9,580 2,979
District Total Revenue $76 MM $29 MM
District Spending $84 MM $31 MM
District Revenue / Student $8,490 $9,620
District Spending / Student $9,403 $10,180
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 Fort Payne High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Fort Payne Middle School (5.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Moon Lake School (2.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MentoneMoon Lake School
    5855 East River Rd
    MentoneAL 35984
    (256)634-4113
    2.6 mi | 102 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • Fort PayneFort Payne Middle School
    4910 Martin Ave Ne
    Fort PayneAL 35967
    (256)845-7501
    5.9 mi | 921 students | Gr. 5-9                      
  • Fort PayneFort Payne High School
    201 45th St Ne
    Fort PayneAL 35967
    (256)845-0535
    6.4 mi | 828 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • Fort PayneWills Valley Elementary School
    4111 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort PayneAL 35967
    (256)845-3201
    6.8 mi | 850 students | Gr. PK-2                      
  • Fort PayneWilliams Avenue Elementary School
    1700 Williams Ave Ne
    Fort PayneAL 35967
    (256)845-0626
    9.1 mi | 477 students | Gr. 3-4                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 11, 2012 - I am a parent of 2 kids moveing to your area. The oldest is a 13 yr old girl who plays softball at the national level. Her travil team is ranked 11 in ASA Nationally . Her school team came in 2nd in GA. She is a pitcher . The other is a 11yr old boy. He is the # 3 ranked tail back in GA. has won 2 wrestling state titles, and catches for a travil baseball team . From what research I have done I love your little school , my concerns are how well do the kids their welcome new kids moveing in it being so small and how well my to will adjust coming from an AAAA to an A school. Will someone from the administration please e mail me and give. Me some feedback on. Their thoughts on the issue. Thank you. - Posted by Parent

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