Valley Central High School

1175 Stateroute 17k

Montgomery, NY 12549-2210

Tel: (845)457-2400
Grades: 9-12

1,549 students

Valley Central High School serves 1,549 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 29% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Valley Central High School operates within the Valley Central (montgomery) School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1549 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,549 students
Valley Central High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 102 teachers
Valley Central High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Central High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Valley Central High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Valley Central High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
14%
23%
Valley Central High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
11%
19%
Valley Central High School Black (1989-2012)
White
71%
48%
Valley Central High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Central High School Sch Ethnicity Valley Central 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.
0.47 0.35
Valley Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
14%
42%
Valley Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Valley Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,683 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 80% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Valley Central (montgomery) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,683 1,324
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 86%
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $86 MM $29 MM
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $84 MM $29 MM
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $17,343 $21,692
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $16,947 $21,514
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Wallkill Senior High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Central Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montgomery Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • MontgomeryValley Central Middle School
    1189 Stateroute 17k
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    0 mi | 1141 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • MontgomeryMontgomery Elementary School
    141 Union St
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    1.3 mi | 540 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MontgomeryBerea Elementary School
    946 Stateroute 17k
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    1.5 mi | 396 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • WaldenWalden Elementary School
    75 Orchard St
    WaldenNY 12586
    (845)457-2400
    2.7 mi | 510 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • MaybrookMaybrook Elementary School
    120 Broadway
    MaybrookNY 12543
    (845)457-2400
    2.7 mi | 222 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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