Valley High School

2839 South Burnham Ave,

Las Vegas, NV, 89109-1793

Tel: (702)799-5450
Grades: 9-12

2,897 students

Valley High School serves 2,897 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the NV average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 87% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 62%.
Valley High School operates within the Clark County School District.

Overview

The student population of 2897 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 126 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School Type Magnet School
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,897 students
Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 126 teachers
Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has decreased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 23:1 17:1
Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
6%
Valley High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
62%
39%
Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
13%
10%
Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
13%
38%
Valley High School White (1988-2012)
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.
0.58 0.69
Valley 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.
64%
44%
Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2004-2012)
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.
8%
7%
Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 340,019 students has grown by 8% over five years.
School District Name Clark County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
363
9
Number of Students Managed 340,019 3,436
Clark County   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Clark County   School District Graduation Rate (1992-2006)
District Total Revenue $3,179 MM $36 MM
Clark County   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $3,291 MM $34 MM
Clark County   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,164 $14,943
Clark County   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,521 $14,309
Clark County   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is John F Miller School (0.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is K O Knudson Junior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert E Lake Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Las Vegas Robert E Lake Elementary School
    2904 Meteoro St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89169
    (702)799-5530
    0.4  mi  |  925  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Las Vegas K O Knudson Junior High School
    Magnet School
    2400 Atlantic St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89104
    (702)799-7470
    Magnet School
    0.6  mi  |  1259  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Las Vegas John F Miller School
    Special Education School
    1905 Atlantic St
    Las Vegas , NV , 89104
    (702)799-7401
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Las Vegas Early Childhood Program Elementary School
    Special Education School
    2625 East St Louis Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89104
    (702)799-7479
    Special Education School
    0.8  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
  • Las Vegas Spring Mountain J/shs
    Alternative School
    2701 East St Louis Ave
    Las Vegas , NV , 89104
    (702)455-5555
    Alternative School
    0.9  mi  |  100  students  |  Gr.  6-12

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