Pinole Valley High School

2900 Pinole Valley Rd.
Pinole, CA 94564
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Pinole Valley High School serves 1,316 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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School Overview

Pinole Valley High School's student population of 1,316 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Pinole Valley High School is 0.69, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
21%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
50%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
20%
12%
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Hispanic
48%
56%
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Black
16%
5%
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White
12%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.69
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Graduation Rate
85%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Pinole Valley High School often compared to?
Pinole Valley High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Hercules High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while 50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pinole Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Pinole Valley High School is 85%, which is higher than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Pinole Valley High School?
1,316 students attend Pinole Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
48% of Pinole Valley High School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Asian, 16% of students are Black, 12% of students are White, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pinole Valley High School?
Pinole Valley High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Pinole Valley High School offer ?
Pinole Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pinole Valley High School part of?
Pinole Valley High School is part of West Contra Costa Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 85% (Btm 50%)
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 50%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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