Valley Stream South High School

150 Jedwood Place

Valley Stream, NY 11581-2533

Tel: (516)791-0310
Grades: 7-12

1,367 students

Valley Stream South High School serves 1,367 students in grades 7-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Valley Stream South High School operates within the Valley Stream Central High School District.
The school district's 100% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1367 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 92 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 7-12
Total Students 1,367 students
Valley Stream South High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 92 teachers
Valley Stream South High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Stream South High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.76 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 Stream South High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
18%
8%
Valley Stream South High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
26%
23%
Valley Stream South High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
22%
19%
Valley Stream South High School Black (1996-2012)
White
32%
48%
Valley Stream South High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Stream South High School Sch Ethnicity Valley Stream South 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.
0.76 0.35
Valley Stream South 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.
11%
42%
Valley Stream South 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.
2%
7%
Valley Stream South High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,704 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 100% has increased from 99% over five years.
School District Name Valley Stream Central High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
3
Number of Students Managed 4,704 1,324
Valley Stream Central High   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 100% 86%
Valley Stream Central High   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2009)
District Total Revenue $99 MM $29 MM
Valley Stream Central High   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $92 MM $29 MM
Valley Stream Central High   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $21,441 $21,692
Valley Stream Central High   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $20,076 $21,514
Valley Stream Central High   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 Valley Stream Central High School (1.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Woodmere Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Robert W Carbonaro School (0.2 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Valley Stream Robert W Carbonaro School
    50 Hungry Harbor Rd
    Valley Stream , NY 11581
    (516)791-5456
    0.2  mi  |  425  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Valley Stream Forest Road School
    16 Forest Rd
    Valley Stream , NY 11581
    (516)791-6134
    0.2  mi  |  309  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Valley Stream Ogden Elementary School
    875 Longview Ave
    Valley Stream , NY 11581
    (516)792-4700
    0.4  mi  |  359  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Valley Stream Brooklyn Avenue School
    24 Brooklyn Ave
    Valley Stream , NY 11581
    (516)256-0165
    0.7  mi  |  331  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Valley Stream Clearstream Avenue School
    60 Clearstream Ave
    Valley Stream , NY 11580
    (516)872-4333
    0.9  mi  |  369  students  |  Gr.  KG-6

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Did You Know?
Valley Stream, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.65, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Valley Stream is Wheeler Avenue School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.