Golden Valley High School

Golden Valley High School serves 2,151 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the CA average of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 74%.
Golden Valley High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

Overview

The student population of 2151 students has declined by 13% over five years.
The teacher population of 87 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,151 students
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 87 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has increased from 23:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 is more than the state average of 0.42. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 25:1 22:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
15%
11%
Hispanic
58%
52%
Black
4%
7%
White
19%
26%
Two or more races
3%
3%
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.
0.61 0.42
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.
67%
48%
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%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 10,069 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $9,998 is less than the state average of $11,099. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
The district spending/student of $10,206 is less than the state average of $10,975. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 10,069 1,667
Graduation Rate n/a% n/a
District Total Revenue $106 MM $19 MM
District Spending $108 MM $18 MM
District Revenue / Student $9,998 $11,099
District Spending / Student $10,206 $10,975
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Independence High (alternative) (1.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Weaver Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Pioneer Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MercedWeaver Preschool
    3076 East Childs Ave
    MercedCA 95341
    (209)725-7125
    0.9 mi | Gr.  | n/a students                      
  • MercedWeaver Middle School
    3076 East Childs Ave
    MercedCA 95341
    (209)723-2174
    0.9 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 820 students                      
  • MercedPioneer Elementary School
    2950 Gerard Ave
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)725-7111
    0.9 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 920 students                      
  • MercedCharles Wright Elementary School
    900 East 20th St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6615
    1 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 483 students                      
  • MercedAda Givens Elementary School
    2900 Green St
    MercedCA 95340
    (209)385-6610
    1.2 mi | Gr. KG-5 | 472 students                      

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