Valley Central High School

1175 Stateroute 17k

Montgomery, NY 12549-2210

Tel: (845)457-2400
Grades 9-12
1,488 students
Valley Central High School serves 1,488 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Valley Central High School operates within the Valley Central (montgomery) School District.
The school district's 86% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1488 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has declined by 19% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,488 students
Valley Central High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Valley Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Valley Central High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Valley Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 17:1 14:1
Valley Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Valley Central High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
Hispanic
18%
25%
Valley Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
12%
18%
Valley Central High School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
68%
46%
Valley Central High School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Central High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.50 0.36
Valley Central High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
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.
20%
42%
Valley Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
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.
7%
5%
Valley Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,373 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 86% has decreased from 96% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $17,202 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 25% over four years.
The district spending/student of $17,748 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 32% over four years.
School District Name Valley Central (montgomery) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 4,373 926
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 86% 87%
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District Graduation Rate (1998-2010)
District Total Revenue $84 MM $29 MM
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $86 MM $30 MM
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $17,202 $23,859
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $17,748 $24,841
Valley Central   (montgomery) School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Wallkill Senior High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Valley Central Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Montgomery Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • MontgomeryValley Central Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 1040 students1189 Stateroute 17k
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    06-81040
  • MontgomeryMontgomery Elementary School
    1.3 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 576 students141 Union St
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    1.3KG-5576
  • MontgomeryBerea Elementary School
    1.5 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 464 students946 Stateroute 17k
    MontgomeryNY 12549
    (845)457-2400
    1.5KG-5464
  • WaldenWalden Elementary School
    2.7 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 480 students75 Orchard St
    WaldenNY 12586
    (845)457-2400
    2.7KG-5480
  • NewburghEast Coldenham Elementary School
    4.9 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 325 students286route 17k
    NewburghNY 12550
    (845)457-2400
    4.9KG-5325

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