Valley Center Pub School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 2,942 students in Valley Center Pub School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Kansas.
Public Schools in Valley Center Pub School District have an average math proficiency score of 39% (versus the Kansas public school average of 33%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 37% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Valley Center Pub School District are Wheatland Elementary School, Abilene Elementary School and Valley Center Intermediate School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Valley Center Pub School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Kansas.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Kansas public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Valley Center Pub School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Kansas for:

Category
Attribute
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Valley Center Pub School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (KS)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,322 Schools
# Students
2,942 Students
490,702 Students
# Teachers
154 Teachers
34,009 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
19:1

District Rank

Valley Center Pub School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 286 school districts in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (KS)
Overall District Rank
#58 out of 286 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valley Center Pub   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
33%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Center Pub   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
37%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Center Pub   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
90%
86%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valley Center Pub   School District and public school graduation rate of KS by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.34
0.54
# American Indian Students
44 Students
4,268 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
1%
# Asian Students
27 Students
13,924 Students
% Asian Students
1%
3%
# Hispanic Students
334 Students
96,486 Students
% Hispanic Students
11%
20%
# Black Students
63 Students
33,739 Students
% Black Students
2%
7%
# White Students
2,365 Students
315,772 Students
% White Students
80%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
937 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
105 Students
25,576 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
5%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
71
18,630
# Students in K Grade:
204
35,465
# Students in 1st Grade:
207
35,410
# Students in 2nd Grade:
192
36,289
# Students in 3rd Grade:
204
36,729
# Students in 4th Grade:
224
37,562
# Students in 5th Grade:
231
37,566
# Students in 6th Grade:
233
36,694
# Students in 7th Grade:
219
36,111
# Students in 8th Grade:
227
36,173
# Students in 9th Grade:
291
37,382
# Students in 10th Grade:
214
35,769
# Students in 11th Grade:
190
34,526
# Students in 12th Grade:
211
33,966
# Ungraded Students:
24
2,430

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $10,999 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,694. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,295 is higher than the state median of $14,025. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (KS)
Total Revenue
$32 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valley Center Pub   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$42 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Valley Center Pub   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$10,999
$14,694
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valley Center Pub   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$14,295
$14,025
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valley Center Pub   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in KS by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Valley Center Pub School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Wheatland Elementary School
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
800 Meadow
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7040
Grades: K-4
| 378 students
Rank: #22.
Abilene Elementary School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 50-59%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
522 N Abilene
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7020
Grades: PK-4
| 315 students
Rank: #33.
Valley Center Intermediate School
Math: 46% | Reading: 58%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
737 N. Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7050
Grades: 5-6
| 464 students
Rank: #44.
The Learning Center
Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
426 S. Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7080
Grades: 9-12
| 66 students
Rank: #55.
West Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 N Sheridan
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7030
Grades: K-4
| 409 students
Rank: #66.
Valley Center Middle School
Math: 32% | Reading: 36%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
800 N. Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7060
Grades: 7-8
| 446 students
Rank: #77.
Valley Center High School
Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
9600 N. Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
(316) 755-7070
Grades: 9-12
| 864 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 2,942 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 90% (Top 50% in KS)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 43% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.34

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