31322 Cole Grade Rd.
Valley Center, CA 92082
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Valley Center High School serves 1,174 students in grades 9-12.
Valley Center High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 24% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60% (which is higher than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is higher than the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 72% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

School Overview

Valley Center High School's student population of 1,174 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,174 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
50 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Center High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Center High School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1696 out of 3649 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
23:1
22:1
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American Indian
9%
n/a
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Asian
1%
12%
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Hispanic
58%
56%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
28%
22%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
95%
85%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
6%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 60% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).

What is the graduation rate of Valley Center High School?

The graduation rate of Valley Center High School is 95%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.

How many students attend Valley Center High School?

1,174 students attend Valley Center High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

58% of Valley Center High School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are White, 9% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Center High School?

Valley Center High School has a student ration of 23:1, which is higher than the California state average of 22:1.

What grades does Valley Center High School offer ?

Valley Center High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12

What school district is Valley Center High School part of?

Valley Center High School is part of Valley Center-Pauma Unified School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,174 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 23:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 72%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 95% (Top 30%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 60% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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