Valdez High School

319 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valdez High School serves 174 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 40%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Alaska state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).

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 466 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valdez High School is 0.52, 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 Testing Rank
#326 out of 466 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
40%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-29%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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American Indian
8%
23%
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Asian
4%
6%
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Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
n/a
3%
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White
67%
47%
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Hawaiian
1%
3%
Two or more races
18%
11%
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Diversity Score
0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
77%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
41%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valdez High School is Valdez Home School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is George H. Gilson Middle School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdez George H. Gilson Middle School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 138 students
    0.0 miles
    357 Robe River Dr
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-2244
    0 6-8 138
  • Valdez Hermon Hutchens Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 50-54%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 308 students
    0.6 miles
    1009 West Klutina
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-4728
    0.6 PK-5 308
  • Valdez Valdez Home School Math: <50% | Reading: ≥50%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-12 | 27 students
    0.7 miles
    1112 West Klutina St
    Valdez, AK 99686
    (907) 835-4357
    0.7 PK-12 27
  • Tatitlek Tatitlek Community School Math: <50% | Reading: <50%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: PK-12 | 22 students
    21.4 miles
    Main St
    Tatitlek, AK 99677
    (907) 325-2252
    21.4 PK-12 22
  • Cordova Mt. Eccles Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 181 students
    45.7 miles
    201 Adams Ave
    Cordova, AK 99574
    (907) 424-3236
    45.7 PK-6 181

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