Valley View High School

9701 South Jackson Rd,

Pharr, TX, 78577-9705

Tel: (956)843-9222
Grades: 9-12

995 students

Valley View High School serves 995 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the TX average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 69%.
Valley View High School operates within the Valley View Independent School District.
The school district's 80% graduation rate is equal to the TX state average of 80%.

Overview

The student population of 995 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has declined by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 995 students
Valley View High School Total Students (1992-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 53 teachers
Valley View High School Total Classroom Teachers (1992-2012)
Students by Grade Valley View High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.02 is less than the state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TX) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Valley View High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1992-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
Hispanic
99%
50%
Valley View High School Hispanic (1992-2012)
Black
n/a
13%
White
n/a
31%
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.
0.02 0.64
Valley View High School Diversity Score (2010-2011)
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.
n/a
44%
Valley View High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2005)
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.
n/a
7%
Valley View High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2007)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,760 students has grown by 789% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has decreased from 98% over five years.
School District Name Valley View Independent School District
Number of Schools
Managed
14
3
Number of Students Managed 4,760 799
Valley View Independent   School District Number of Students Managed (1987-2012)
Graduation Rate 80% 80%
Valley View Independent   School District Graduation Rate (2000-2009)
District Total Revenue $49 MM $9 MM
Valley View Independent   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $52 MM $9 MM
Valley View Independent   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $92,348 $11,947
Valley View Independent   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $97,879 $12,666
Valley View Independent   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley View H S Academy (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley View J High School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley View Elementary School (0 miles away)
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