Valley Center High School

  • Valley Center High School serves 850 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the KS average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 35%.
  • Valley Center High School operates within the Valley Center Pub School District.
  • Valley Center Pub School District's 82% graduation rate is lower than the KS state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 850 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 850 students
Valley Center High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Valley Center High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 55 teachers
Valley Center High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Valley Center High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.31. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (KS) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Valley Center High School Student Teacher Ratio (1989-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Valley Center High School American Indian Students (1988-2015)
Asian
n/a
3%
Valley Center High School Asian Students (1993-2014)
Hispanic
9%
19%
Valley Center High School Black Students (1988-2015)
Black
1%
7%
Valley Center High School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
85%
65%
Valley Center High School White Students (1988-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Valley Center High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
5%
Valley Center High School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Center High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown KS All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.31
Valley Center High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
27%
40%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1993-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
10%
Valley Center High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Valley Center Pub School District's student population of 2,760 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 82% has decreased from 98% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $10,610 in this district is less than the state average of $13,712. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $10,039 is less than the state average of $14,121. The district spending/student has declined by 61% over four years.
School District Name Valley Center Pub School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 2,760 531
Valley Center Pub School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 82% 87%
Valley Center Pub School District Graduation Rate (2001-2010)
District Total Revenue $29 MM $7 MM
Valley Center Pub School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $28 MM $8 MM
Valley Center Pub School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $10,610 $13,712
Valley Center Pub School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $10,039 $14,121
Valley Center Pub School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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