Valley Stream Central High School District

1 Kent Rd
Valley Stream, NY 11580-3398
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

Valley Stream Central High School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public high schools serving 4,662 students in Valley Stream Central High School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High Schools in Valley Stream Central High School District have an average math proficiency score of 69% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Valley Stream Central High School District have a Graduation Rate of 95%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Valley Stream Central High School, with 98% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
4,662 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
364 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Valley Stream Central High School District, which is ranked #202 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#202 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valley Stream Central High   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
68%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Stream Central High   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Stream Central High   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valley Stream Central High   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.76
0.72
# American Indian Students
16 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
1,004 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
22%
9%
# Hispanic Students
1,388 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
28%
# Black Students
1,425 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
31%
18%
# White Students
676 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
14%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
52 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
1%
n/a
# Two or more races Students
101 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
-
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
-
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
-
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
-
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
-
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
-
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
-
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
735
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
784
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
759
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
802
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
755
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
799
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
28
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,947 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,670 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has declined by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$130 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valley Stream Central High   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$129 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Valley Stream Central High   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$27,947
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valley Stream Central High   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$27,670
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valley Stream Central High   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Valley Stream Central High School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valley Stream Central High School
(Math: 95% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
135 Fletcher Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
(516) 561-4410
Grades: 10-12
| 1,065 students
Rank: #22.
Valley Stream South High School
(Math: 76% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
150 Jedwood Pl
Valley Stream, NY 11581
(516) 791-0310
Grades: 7-12
| 1,248 students
Rank: #33.
Valley Stream North High School
(Math: 75% | Reading: 52%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
750 Herman Ave
Franklin Square, NY 11010
(516) 564-5510
Grades: 7-12
| 1,269 students
Rank: #44.
Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
320 Fletcher Ave
Valley Stream, NY 11580
(516) 872-7710
Grades: 7-9
| 1,080 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: 07-12
  • Enrollment: 4,662 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 94% (Top 20% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 68% (Top 20%)
  • : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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