Valdez High School

  • Valdez High School serves 166 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the AK average of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
  • Valdez High School operates within the Valdez City School District.
  • Valdez City School District's 83% graduation rate is higher than the AK state average of 76%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 166 students has declined by 26% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 17% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 166 students
Valdez High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Valdez High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Valdez High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Valdez High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.33 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 18:1
Valdez High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
9%
24%
Valdez High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Valdez High School Asian Students (1992-2013)
Hispanic
4%
7%
Valdez High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
n/a
3%
Valdez High School Black Students (1990-2006)
White
81%
48%
Valdez High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a
3%
Valdez High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
6%
9%
Valdez High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Valdez High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown AK All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.33 0.36
Valdez 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.
19%
38%
Valdez High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2015)
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.
7%
5%
Valdez High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2005-2015)

District Comparison

  • Valdez City School District's student population of 594 students has decreased by 13% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 97% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $28,075 is higher than the state average of $27,880. The district revenue/student has grown by 33% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $30,891 is higher than the state average of $27,459. The district spending/student has grown by 47% over four years.
School District Name Valdez City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed 594 399
Valdez City School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 76%
Valdez City School District Graduation Rate (1997-2010)
District Total Revenue $17 MM $11 MM
Valdez City School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $19 MM $11 MM
Valdez City School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $28,075 $27,880
Valdez City School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $30,891 $27,459
Valdez City School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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