Rondout Valley High School

  • Rondout Valley High School serves 631 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Rondout Valley High School operates within the Rondout Valley Central School District.
  • Rondout Valley Central School District's 89% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 631 students has declined by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 60 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 631 students
Rondout Valley High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rondout Valley High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 60 teachers
Rondout Valley High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Rondout Valley High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1 15:1
Rondout Valley High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Rondout Valley High School Asian Students (1990-2015)
Hispanic
5%
25%
Rondout Valley High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
3%
18%
Rondout Valley High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
91%
45%
Rondout Valley High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
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Rondout Valley High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.17 0.37
Rondout Valley High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Rondout Valley High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
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Rondout Valley High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Rondout Valley Central School District's student population of 1,952 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 89% has increased from 75% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $28,089 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $26,255 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has declined by 10% over four years.
School District Name Rondout Valley Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
5
2
Number of Students Managed 1,952 935
Rondout Valley Central School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 89% 87%
Rondout Valley Central School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $58 MM $30 MM
Rondout Valley Central School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $55 MM $28 MM
Rondout Valley Central School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $28,089 $31,635
Rondout Valley Central School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $26,255 $30,416
Rondout Valley Central School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  • AccordRondout Valley Junior High School
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    0.5 miles
    Po Box 9
    AccordNY 12404
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    3 miles
    Po Box 9
    AccordNY 12404
    (845)687-0284
    3KG-3325
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    Grades: PK-3 | 234 students
    6.5 miles
    Po Box 9
    AccordNY 12404
    (845)626-2451
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  9/20/2013
Rondout Valley is a good sized school with motivated teachers and it offers many classes for students wanting to get ahead. The BOCES program is also available for students who are trying to learn employment skills while still in high school. The facilities are nice and the new science wing in the high school is excellent. Sports teams are held at a high esteem and the music program encourages the growth of independent musicians. All in all a great school.
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5  2/1/2009
The school offers a rigorous curriculum including College level courses in Environmental Science, Science Research, Math, Advanced PLacement courses in Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Calculus, Spanish, US History, and European History. A new science addition is being planned for 2006 but the current facilities are far from exemplary. Strong music and art programs are offered and athletics is another strong suit. The student body is as a whole relaxed and safe but not highly motivated academically. The level of parent involvement in elementary schools is good.
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