Valley High School

Greyhound Ln,

Smithers, WV, 25186-0457

Tel: (304)442-8284
Grades: 6-12

546 students

Valley High School serves 546 students in grades 6-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Valley High School operates within the Fayette County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 546 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-12
Total Students 546 students
Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 45 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 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is more than the state average of 0.12. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
1%
Valley High School Asian (1992-2010)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Valley High School Hispanic (2005-2011)
Black
10%
5%
Valley High School Black (1990-2012)
White
88%
92%
Valley High School White (1990-2012)
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.
0.22 0.12
Valley High School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
49%
45%
Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1991-2012)
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%
8%
Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,746 students has grown by 28% over five years.
School District Name Fayette County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
12
Number of Students Managed 8,746 3,727
Fayette County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $44 MM
Fayette County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $79 MM $44 MM
Fayette County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,814 $11,815
Fayette County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,581 $11,723
Fayette County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Riverside High School (11.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Cedar Grove Middle School (6.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley Elementary School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Smithers Valley Elementary School
    Route 60
    Smithers , WV , 25186
    (304)442-2321
    0.1  mi  |  387  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Pratt Pratt Elementary School
    Center And Stark St
    Pratt , WV , 25162
    (304)949-4838
    4.7  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gauley Bridge Gauley Bridge Elementary School
    Walnut And Jackson
    Gauley Bridge , WV , 25085
    (304)632-2661
    6.3  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cedar Grove Cedar Grove Elementary School
    John St
    Cedar Grove , WV , 25039
    (304)949-1642
    6.8  mi  |  323  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cedar Grove Cedar Grove Middle School
    John St
    Cedar Grove , WV , 25039
    (304)949-1642
    6.8  mi  |  192  students  |  Gr.  6-8

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Fayette County, WV 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 0.21, which is higher than the West Virginia average of 0.12. The most diverse school district in Fayette County is Fayette County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.