Valley Center High School

  • Valley Center High School serves 1,154 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 64% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 76%.

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School Overview

  • Valley Center High School's student population of 1,154 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,154 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Center High School's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Center High School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank#3385 out of 9,595 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
38%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
10%
1%
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Asian
2%
11%
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Hispanic
47%
54%
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Black
n/a
6%
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White
39%
24%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Center High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.620.64
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Graduation Rate
96%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
35%
49%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley Center-Pauma Unified School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valley Center Oak Glen High School Alternative School
    Grades: 9-12 | 62 students
    0.1 miles
    14172 W. Oak Glen Rd.
    Valley Center, CA 92082
    (760)751-0455
    0.1 9-12 62
  • Pauma Valley Pauma Elementary School
    Grades: K-8 | 229 students
    2.7 miles
    33158 Cole Grade Rd.
    Pauma Valley, CA 92061
    (760)742-3741
    2.7 K-8 229
  • Valley Center Valley Center Primary
    Grades: K-3 | 519 students
    2.7 miles
    14249 Fruitvale Rd.
    Valley Center, CA 92082
    (760)749-8282
    2.7 K-3 519
  • Valley Center Valley Center Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 556 students
    3.0 miles
    28751 Cole Grade Rd.
    Valley Center, CA 92082
    (760)749-1631
    3.0 3-5 556
  • Valley Center Lilac
    Grades: K-6 | 569 students
    3.1 miles
    30109 Lilac Rd.
    Valley Center, CA 92082
    (760)751-1042
    3.1 K-6 569

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