9600 N. Meridian
Valley Center, KS 67147
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Center High School serves 864 students in grades 9-12.
Valley Center High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30% (which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

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Valley Center High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

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School Overview

Valley Center High School's student population of 864 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
864 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
47 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Center High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,267 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Center High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
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State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#795 out of 1267 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
30%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
14:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
12%
20%
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Black
3%
7%
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White
80%
64%
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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
0.35
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
86%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
9%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 864 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 5% in KS)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.35 (Btm 50%)

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