Valhalla Middle School

300 Columbus Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
3.50 5 1 (2 reviews)
Valhalla Middle School serves 320 students in grades 6-8.
Valhalla Middle School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Valhalla Middle School's student population of 320 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students320 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Valhalla Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valhalla Middle School is 0.61, 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 (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1961 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
58%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValhalla Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valhalla Middle School is Valhalla High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Sr/jr High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Kensico School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valhalla Valhalla High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 497 students
    0.0 miles
    300 Columbus Ave
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    (914) 683-5014
    0 9-12 497
  • Valhalla Kensico School Math: 45% | Reading: 48%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 319 students
    0.1 miles
    320 Columbus Ave
    Valhalla, NY 10595
    (914) 683-5030
    0.1 3-5 319
  • Hawthorne Hawthorne Cedar Knolls Sr/jr High School Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 43 students
    1.0 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2939
    1 7-12 43
  • Hawthorne Linden Hill School Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 123 students
    1.0 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2977
    1 9-12 123
  • Hawthorne Little School Special Education School
    Math: ≤20% | Reading: ≤20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-10 | 49 students
    1.0 miles
    226 Linda Ave
    Hawthorne, NY 10532
    (914) 749-2964
    1 K-10 49

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Best school. We are always receiving new students from everywhere who can agree it is amazing. Every grade is filled with devoted teachers who are helpful and try their best to help you succeed.
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2  
Teaching methods are antiquated and a majority of teachers are lazy and lack motivation. A majority of teachers do the minimum. However, there are a few who deserve a gold star. Unfortunately the nonperformers are in the majority.
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