Potter Valley High School

10401 Main St.
Potter Valley, CA 95469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 74 students in grades 9-12, Potter Valley High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 40%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the California state average of 51%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • : ≤20%
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Potter Valley High School's student population of 74 students has grown by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
74 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Potter Valley High School is 0.58, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
(18-19)
≤20%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potter Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
(18-19)
≤20%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potter Valley High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Potter Valley High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
4%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Potter Valley High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
n/a
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
Hispanic
42%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
50%
21%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
0.58
This chart display the diversity score of Potter Valley High School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥50%
84%
This chart display graduation rate of Potter Valley High School and public school graduation rate of California by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Potter Valley High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 40% CA state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 51% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Potter Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Potter Valley High School is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Potter Valley High School?
74 students attend Potter Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Potter Valley High School students are White, 42% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Potter Valley High School?
Potter Valley High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Potter Valley High School offer ?
Potter Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Potter Valley High School part of?
Potter Valley High School is part of Potter Valley Community Unified School District.

School Reviews

5   9/12/2012
The teachers are enthusiastic and well-trained. My son is very happy here. The whole community is terrific!
- Posted by Parent - dbaat

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 74 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≤20%
  • : ≤20%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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