Valley City 2 School District

460 Central Ave N
Valley City, ND 58072
(District boundaries shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Valley City 2 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in North Dakota for:

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,048 students in Valley City 2 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in North Dakota.
Public Schools in Valley City 2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the North Dakota public school average of 39%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American Indian), which is less than the North Dakota public school average of 28% (majority American Indian and Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
4 Schools
527 Schools
# Students
1,048 Students
119,760 Students
# Teachers
67 Teachers
9,943 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
16:1

District Rank

Valley City 2 School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 168 school districts in North Dakota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 90-94% has increased from 85-89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (ND)
#85 out of 169 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valley City 2  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
39%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley City 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
41%
44%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley City 2  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valley City 2  School District and public school graduation rate of ND by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.23
0.46
# American Indian Students
22 Students
12,729 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
11%
# Asian Students
8 Students
1,638 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
39 Students
7,212 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
6%
# Black Students
15 Students
6,049 Students
% Black Students
1%
5%
# White Students
920 Students
86,697 Students
% White Students
88%
73%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
314 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
5,121 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
4
2,836
# Students in K Grade:
80
9,801
# Students in 1st Grade:
72
9,291
# Students in 2nd Grade:
78
9,271
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
9,194
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
9,219
# Students in 5th Grade:
74
8,902
# Students in 6th Grade:
81
8,892
# Students in 7th Grade:
69
9,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
85
9,167
# Students in 9th Grade:
81
9,481
# Students in 10th Grade:
88
8,711
# Students in 11th Grade:
112
8,083
# Students in 12th Grade:
85
7,874
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $15,461 in this school district is less than the state median of $17,988. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $14,929 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (ND)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$16 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valley City 2  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$16 MM
$2,154 MM
This chart display total spending of Valley City 2  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$15,461
$17,988
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valley City 2  School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$14,929
$17,989
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valley City 2  School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in ND by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Valley City 2 School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1150 Central Ave N
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0622
Grades: PK-3
| 297 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Valley City High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
493 Central Ave N
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0483
Grades: 9-12
| 366 students
Rank: #2 - 32. - 3.
Valley City Junior High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
493 Central Ave N
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0483
Grades: 7-8
| 154 students
Rank: #44.
Washington Elementary School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 41%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
510 8th Ave Sw
Valley City, ND 58072
(701) 845-0849
Grades: 4-6
| 231 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Valley City 2 School District?
Valley City 2 School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,048 students.
What is the rank of Valley City 2 School District?
Valley City 2 School District is ranked #81 out of 168 school districts in North Dakota (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of North Dakota school districts for: Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Valley City 2 School District?
88% of Valley City 2 School District students are White, 4% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Valley City 2 School District?
Valley City 2 School District has a student/teacher ratio of 16:1, which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 12:1.
What is Valley City 2 School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $14,929 is less than the state median of $17,989. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 12%
  • : 90-94% (Top 1% in ND)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 49% (Top 30%)
  • : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), ND Dept. of Education

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