Valley Center High School

Valley Center High School serves 838 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Valley Center High School operates within the Valley Center Pub School District.
Valley Center Pub School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 88%.

School Overview

The student population of 838 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 838 students
Valley Center High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Valley Center High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Valley Center High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Valley Center High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Valley Center High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2014)
Hispanic
10%
18%
Valley Center High School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
1%
7%
Valley Center High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
85%
66%
Valley Center High School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Valley Center 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.
0.27 0.30
Valley Center 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.
25%
40%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2014)
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.
9%
10%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

Valley Center Pub School District's student population of 2,767 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 83% over five years.
The revenue/student of $10,135 in this district is less than the state average of $13,276. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $13,431 is higher than the state average of $12,850. The district spending/student has grown by 22% over four years.
School District Name Valley Center Pub School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,767 556
Valley Center Pub  School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 88%
Valley Center Pub  School District Graduation Rate (2001-2014)
District Total Revenue $26 MM $7 MM
Valley Center Pub  School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $35 MM $7 MM
Valley Center Pub  School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,135 $13,276
Valley Center Pub  School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $13,431 $12,850
Valley Center Pub  School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Sedgwick High School (5.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Center Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Abilene Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valley CenterValley Center Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 419 students
    0.1 miles
    800 North Meridian
    Valley CenterKS 67147
    (316)755-7060
    0.17-8419
  • Valley CenterValley Center Intermediate School
    Grades: 5-6 | 426 students
    0.2 miles
    737 North Meridian
    Valley CenterKS 67147
    (316)755-7050
    0.25-6426
  • Valley CenterAbilene Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 270 students
    0.5 miles
    522 North Abilene
    Valley CenterKS 67147
    (316)755-7020
    0.5PK-4270
  • Valley CenterWest Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 397 students
    0.5 miles
    501 North Sheridan
    Valley CenterKS 67147
    (316)755-7030
    0.5PK-4397
  • Valley CenterWheatland Elementary School
    Grades: PK-4 | 363 students
    0.5 miles
    800 Meadow
    Valley CenterKS 67147
    (316)755-7040
    0.5PK-4363

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