Valdez City School District

1112 W Klutina
Valdez, AK 99686
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Valdez City School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Alaska for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 707 students in Valdez City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Alaska.
Public Schools in Valdez City School District have an average math proficiency score of 38% (versus the Alaska public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 40% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Alaska public school average of 53% (majority American Indian).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (AK)
# Schools
4 Schools
500 Schools
# Students
707 Students
129,941 Students
# Teachers
n/a
7,250 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
n/a

District Rank

Valdez City School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 52 school districts in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 70-79% has decreased from 80-89% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (AK)
Overall District Rank
#6 out of 52 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valdez City   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
36%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
44%
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 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
70-79%
77%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valdez City   School District and public school graduation rate of AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.52
0.71
# American Indian Students
56 Students
28,154 Students
% American Indian Students
8%
22%
# Asian Students
9 Students
6,707 Students
% Asian Students
1%
5%
# Hispanic Students
22 Students
9,661 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
8%
# Black Students
8 Students
3,074 Students
% Black Students
1%
2%
# White Students
471 Students
61,361 Students
% White Students
67%
47%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
3,987 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
3%
# Two or more races Students
136 Students
16,997 Students
% of Two or more races Students
19%
13%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
43
2,924
# Students in K Grade:
54
9,777
# Students in 1st Grade:
39
9,620
# Students in 2nd Grade:
47
9,838
# Students in 3rd Grade:
59
9,823
# Students in 4th Grade:
59
9,860
# Students in 5th Grade:
50
9,916
# Students in 6th Grade:
57
9,867
# Students in 7th Grade:
53
10,050
# Students in 8th Grade:
59
9,992
# Students in 9th Grade:
56
10,045
# Students in 10th Grade:
45
9,450
# Students in 11th Grade:
44
9,416
# Students in 12th Grade:
42
9,363
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,424 is higher than the state median of $20,243. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,310 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (AK)
Total Revenue
$21 MM
$2,630 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valdez City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$20 MM
$2,771 MM
This chart display total spending of Valdez City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$29,424
$20,243
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valdez City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,310
$21,325
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valdez City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in AK by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Valdez City School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
George H. Gilson Middle School
Math: 40-44% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
357 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
(907) 835-2244
Grades: 6-8
| 156 students
Rank: #22.
Hermon Hutchens Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 60-64%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1009 West Klutina
Valdez, AK 99686
(907) 835-4728
Grades: PK-5
| 325 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Valdez High School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
319 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
(907) 835-4767
Grades: 9-12
| 165 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Valdez Home School
Math: 30-39% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1112 West Klutina St
Valdez, AK 99686
(907) 835-4357
Grades: PK-12
| 61 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Valdez City School District?
Valdez City School District manages 4 public schools serving 707 students.
What is the rank of Valdez City School District?
Valdez City School District is ranked #10 out of 52 school districts in Alaska (top 20%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Alaska school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 20%) and Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 10%)
What is the racial composition of students in Valdez City School District?
67% of Valdez City School District students are White, 19% of students are Two or more races, 8% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is Valdez City School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $28,310 is higher than the state median of $21,325. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 707 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Top 50% in AK)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 58% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), AK Dept. of Education

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