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 is 1 public middle school serving 154 students in Valley City 2 School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public middle schools in North Dakota.
Public Middle School in Valley City 2 School District have an average math proficiency score of 47% (versus the North Dakota public middle school average of 36%), and reading proficiency score of 42% (versus the 44% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the North Dakota public middle school average of 28% (majority American Indian).

Overview

This School District
This State (ND)
# Schools
4 Schools
211 Schools
# Students
1,048 Students
38,157 Students
# Teachers
67 Teachers
3,546 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
5,421 Students
% American Indian Students
2%
14%
# Asian Students
8 Students
340 Students
% Asian Students
1%
1%
# Hispanic Students
39 Students
2,017 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
5%
# Black Students
15 Students
1,382 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# White Students
920 Students
27,529 Students
% White Students
88%
72%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
92 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
43 Students
1,376 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
4
381
# Students in K Grade:
80
895
# Students in 1st Grade:
72
759
# Students in 2nd Grade:
78
811
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
904
# Students in 4th Grade:
76
923
# Students in 5th Grade:
74
1,217
# Students in 6th Grade:
81
6,567
# Students in 7th Grade:
69
9,038
# Students in 8th Grade:
85
9,167
# Students in 9th Grade:
81
2,132
# Students in 10th Grade:
88
1,861
# Students in 11th Grade:
112
1,798
# Students in 12th Grade:
85
1,704
# 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 Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
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

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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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