Ygnacio Valley High School

Ygnacio Valley High School serves 1,223 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is lower 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%.
Ygnacio Valley High School operates within the Mt. Diablo Unified School District.

Overview

The student population of 1223 students has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,223 students
Ygnacio Valley High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 58 teachers
Ygnacio Valley High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Ygnacio Valley High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has decreased from : over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.57 is less than the state average of 1.15. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 22:1
Ygnacio Valley High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
11%
Ygnacio Valley High School Asian (1988-2012)
Hispanic
62%
52%
Ygnacio Valley High School Hispanic (1988-2012)
Black
5%
7%
Ygnacio Valley High School Black (1988-2012)
White
19%
26%
Ygnacio Valley High School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Ygnacio Valley High School Sch Ethnicity Ygnacio 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.
0.57 1.15
Ygnacio Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2012)
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.
n/a
10%
Ygnacio Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1992-2011)
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
n/a
Ygnacio Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2011)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 34,680 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Mt. Diablo Unified School District
Number of Schools
Managed
53
4
Number of Students Managed 34,680 1,595
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate n/a n/a
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Graduation Rate (2003-2008)
District Total Revenue $364 MM n/a
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $349 MM n/a
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $10,401 $0
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $9,977 $0
Mt. Diablo Unified School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Diablo Community Day (1.3 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Oak Grove Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodside Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Concord Woodside Elementary School
    761 San Simeon Dr
    Concord , CA , 94518
    (925)689-7671
    0.4  mi  |  491  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Walnut Creek Valle Verde Elementary School
    3275 Peachwillow Ln
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94598
    (925)939-5700
    0.5  mi  |  474  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Concord Oak Grove Middle School
    2050 Minert Rd
    Concord , CA , 94518
    (925)682-1843
    0.7  mi  |  716  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Walnut Creek Bancroft Elementary School
    2200 Parish Dr
    Walnut Creek , CA , 94598
    (925)933-3405
    0.9  mi  |  465  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Concord Ygnacio Valley Elementary School
    2217 Chalomar Rd
    Concord , CA , 94518
    (925)682-9336
    1  mi  |  513  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

School Reviews

  • Recommended December 03, 2008 - Let me tell you the truth about Ygnacio Valley High School. I've been a student for 3 years, and I must say YV is truly an incredible school. I get scorned by people from other schools when I tell them that I go to YV, and I think it's humorous that people can judge a school's potential by listening to rumors. Yes, the majority of the school (racial diversity aside) isn't up to par with state standards, but that has nothing with the school's educational aptitude. Spectators observe YV and only notice the negatives. What's overlooked are our true diamonds in the rough: our top scholars, our excellent honors/AP programs, our diverse selection of courses, and our hardworking teachers who strive to students succeed. Do you really think Ygnacio Valley High is an easy school? Try taking our Honors Chemistry class, or our AP US History, then come talk to us. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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Did You Know?
Concord, CA 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 0.02, which is lower than the California average of 0.45. The most diverse school in Concord is Mountain View Elementary School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in California or national school diversity statistics.