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  • For the 2020 school year, there are 4 public schools in Valdez City School District, serving 647 students.
  • Public school in Valdez City School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Alaska public school average of 32%), and reading proficiency score of 50% (versus the 39% statewide average). This district's average school ranking is in the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
  • The top ranked public schools in Valdez City School District are Hermon Hutchens Elementary School, George H. Gilson Middle School and Valdez Home School. Overall school rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 52% (majority American Indian).
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is less than the Alaska public school average of 17:1.

Overview

School District NameValdez City School District
School District Websitehttp://www.valdezcityschools.org
School District Phone Number(907)835-4357
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
# of Schools4 Schools509 Schools
# of Students647 Students132,872 Students
# of Teachers54 Teachers7,748 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1

District Comparison

  • Valdez City School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 54 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-2017 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (AK)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
35%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valdez City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
41%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valdez City   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valdez City   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.550.71
# of American Indian Students55 Students30,415 Students
% American Indian Students
9%
23%
# of Asian Students19 Students7,785 Students
% Asian Students
3%
6%
# of Hispanic Students27 Students8,868 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
7%
# of Black Students3 Students3,866 Students
% Black Students
n/a
3%
# of White Students413 Students63,227 Students
% White Students
64%
47%
# of Hawaiian Students9 Students3,914 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# of Two or more races Students121 Students14,797 Students
% of Two or more races Students
19%
11%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:103,586
# of Students in Kindergarten:4910,196
# of Students in 1st Grade:5010,243
# of Students in 2nd Grade:5410,331
# of Students in 3rd Grade:5710,409
# of Students in 4th Grade:5610,398
# of Students in 5th Grade:4810,229
# of Students in 6th Grade:5310,007
# of Students in 7th Grade:569,741
# of Students in 8th Grade:349,478
# of Students in 9th Grade:499,584
# of Students in 10th Grade:519,285
# of Students in 11th Grade:469,503
# of Students in 12th Grade:349,882
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $24,420 is higher than the state average of $24,325. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $23,767 is less than the state average of $24,500. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (AK)
Total Revenue$16 MM$10 MM
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Spending$15 MM$10 MM
This chart display total spending of Valdez City   School District and average spending for each school distric in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,420$24,325
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valdez City   School District and average revenue per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Spending / Student$23,767$24,500
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valdez City   School District and average spending per public school student in AK by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Valdez City School District Public Schools (2020)

  • School (Math/Reading Proficiency) Location
    Grades
    Students
  • George H. Gilson Middle School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank: Top 50%
    357 Robe River Dr
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907)835-2244

    Grades: 6-8 | 138 students
  • Hermon Hutchens Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank: Top 10%
    1009 West Klutina
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907)835-4728

    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
  • Valdez High School Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank: Bottom 50%
    319 Robe River Dr
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907)835-4767

    Grades: 9-12 | 174 students
  • Valdez Home School Math: 21-39% | Reading: 40-59%
    Rank: Top 50%
    1112 West Klutina St
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907)835-4357

    Grades: PK-12 | 27 students
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