Pleasant Valley High School

1475 E. Ave.
Chico, CA 95926
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
Pleasant Valley High School serves 1,719 students in grades 9-12.
Pleasant Valley High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 54% (which is higher than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,719 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Pleasant Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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School Overview

Pleasant Valley High School's student population of 1,719 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,719 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

Pleasant Valley High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Pleasant Valley High School is 0.55, which is less 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 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#314 out of 3649 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
22:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
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Asian
8%
12%
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Hispanic
19%
56%
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Black
2%
5%
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White
64%
22%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
91%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Pleasant Valley High School's ranking?
Pleasant Valley High School is ranked #314 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in California.
What schools are Pleasant Valley High School often compared to?
Pleasant Valley High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Chico High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
54% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 80% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Pleasant Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Pleasant Valley High School is 91%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Pleasant Valley High School?
1,719 students attend Pleasant Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
64% of Pleasant Valley High School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Pleasant Valley High School?
Pleasant Valley High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Pleasant Valley High School offer ?
Pleasant Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Pleasant Valley High School part of?
Pleasant Valley High School is part of Chico Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,719 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 36%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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