Valdez High School

Valdez High School serves 184 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AK average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 51%.
Valdez High School operates within the Valdez City School District.
Valdez City School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

The student population of 184 students has declined by 17% over five years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 184 students
Valdez High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Valdez High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 15 teachers
Valdez High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Valdez High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.39 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 17:1
Valdez High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
American Indian
15%
24%
Valdez High School American Indian Students (1990-2014)
Asian
1%
6%
Valdez High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
3%
7%
Valdez High School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
77%
49%
Valdez High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
8%
Valdez High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.39 0.37
Valdez High School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
34%
36%
Valdez High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2014)
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.
13%
6%
Valdez High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2004-2014)

District Comparison

Valdez City School District's student population of 614 students has decreased by 10% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 65% over five years.
The revenue/student of $23,077 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 7% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $22,461 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Valdez City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 614 405
Valdez City   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 76%
Valdez City   School District Graduation Rate (1998-2014)
District Total Revenue $16 MM $10 MM
Valdez City   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $15 MM $10 MM
Valdez City   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $23,077 $25,342
Valdez City   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $22,461 $25,523
Valdez City   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Tatitlek Community School (21.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is George H. Gilson Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Hermon Hutchens Elementary School (0.6 miles away)
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