Valdez High School

  • Valdez High School serves 174 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Valdez High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53%.

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School Overview

  • Valdez High School's student population of 174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valdez High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 465 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valdez High School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AK)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#290 out of 465 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
35%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
8%
23%
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Asian
3%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
68%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
18%
11%
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Diversity Score0.500.71
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Graduation Rate80-89%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
40%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdez City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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