Golden Valley High School

  • Golden Valley High School serves 1,785 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is lower than the CA average of 24:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 76%.
  • Golden Valley High School operates within the Merced Union High School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1785 students has declined by 16% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 83 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,785 students
Golden Valley High School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Golden Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 83 teachers
Golden Valley High School Total Teachers (1996-2015)
Students by Grade Golden Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 24:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.58 is more than the state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (CA) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1 24:1
Golden Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Golden Valley High School American Indian Students (1995-2011)
Asian
15%
11%
Golden Valley High School Asian Students (1995-2015)
Hispanic
61%
54%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
Black
3%
6%
Golden Valley High School Black Students (1995-2015)
White
17%
24%
Golden Valley High School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Golden Valley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
3%
Golden Valley High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Golden Valley High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown CA 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.
0.58 0.41
Golden Valley High School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
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.
68%
50%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2015)
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.
10%
9%
Golden Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Merced Union High School District's student population of 10,036 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,708 in this district is less than the state average of $12,988. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $11,042 is less than the state average of $12,986. The district spending/student has grown by 8% over four years.
School District Name Merced Union High School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
4
Number of Students Managed 10,036 1,597
Merced Union High School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate n/a 83%
Merced Union High School District Graduation Rate (2003-2005)
District Total Revenue $107 MM $21 MM
Merced Union High School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $110 MM $21 MM
Merced Union High School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,708 $12,988
Merced Union High School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $11,042 $12,986
Merced Union High School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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