Valdosta High School

3101 N Forrest St
Valdosta, GA 31602
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valdosta High School serves 2,117 students in grades 9-12.
Valdosta High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Georgia 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 29% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 32% (which is lower than the Georgia state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Georgia state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Georgia state average of 60% (majority Black).

Top Placements

Valdosta High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Georgia for:

School Overview

Valdosta High School's student population of 2,117 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 119 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,117 students
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Total Classroom Teachers119 teachers
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School Comparison

Valdosta High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,188 schools in Georgia (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valdosta High School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (GA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1440 out of 2188 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
42%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:115:1
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American Indian
1%
n/a
Asian
1%
4%
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Hispanic
3%
15%
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Black
74%
37%
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White
18%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.420.69
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Graduation Rate
88%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
56%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
7%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValdosta City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, GA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valdosta High School is Lowndes High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Newbern Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Scintilla Charter Academy (1.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valdosta Scintilla Charter Academy Charter School
    Math: 40% | Reading: 37%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 499 students
    1.3 miles
    2171 E Park Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 560-5334
    1.3 K-5 499
  • Valdosta W.g. Nunn Elementary School Math: 20% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 1,087 student
    1.4 miles
    1610 Lakeland Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8515
    1.4 PK-5 1,087
  • Valdosta Newbern Middle School Math: 16% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 843 students
    1.6 miles
    2015 E Park Ave
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8566
    1.6 6-8 843
  • Valdosta Valdosta Middle School Math: 29% | Reading: 30%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,063 student
    1.8 miles
    110 Burton St
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 333-8555
    1.8 6-8 1,063
  • Valdosta Dewar Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 53%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-5 | 745 students
    2.0 miles
    3539 Mount Zion Church Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31605
    (229) 219-1370
    2 PK-5 745

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