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 17:1.
  • 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 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students166 students
Valdez High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Valdez High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Valdez High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by GradeValdez High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(AK) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
Valdez High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
American Indian
9%
24%
Valdez High School American Indian Students (1991-2015)
Asian
n/a
6%
Valdez High School Asian Students (1989-2014)
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)
Two or more races
6%
9%
Valdez High School Two Or More Races Students (2010-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsValdez High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownAK 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.
0.330.70
Valdez High School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
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 6% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has increased from 65% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,420 in this district is less than the state average of $25,342. The district revenue/student has declined by 13% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,767 is less than the state average of $25,523. The district spending/student has declined by 23% over four years.
School District NameValdez City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
4
Number of Students Managed594399
Valdez City School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate83%76%
Valdez City School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue$16 MM$10 MM
Valdez City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$15 MM$10 MM
Valdez City School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,420$25,342
Valdez City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$23,767$25,523
Valdez City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, AK Dept. of Education

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