Dougherty Valley High School

  • Dougherty Valley High School serves 2,759 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85% (which is higher than the California state average of 37%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 95% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Dougherty Valley High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is equal to the California state level of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the California state average of 76%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Dougherty Valley High School's student population of 2,759 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,759 students
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Total Classroom Teachers115 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Dougherty Valley High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,595 schools in California (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Dougherty Valley High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#60 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
37%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:124:1
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Asian
73%
11%
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Hispanic
7%
54%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
14%
24%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Dougherty Valley High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.450.64
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Graduation Rate
97%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Ramon Valley Unified School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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