Valley Central High School

1175 State Rt 17k
Montgomery, NY 12549
10/
10
Top 10%
Serving 1,366 students in grades 9-12, Valley Central High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 90% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Central High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Valley Central High School's student population of 1,366 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 112 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,366 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
112 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Central High School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valley Central High School is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#240 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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90%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
92%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Valley Central High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
56%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.60
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Central High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Valley Central High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Central High School's ranking?
Valley Central High School is ranked #240 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Valley Central High School often compared to?
Valley Central High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Pine Bush Senior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley Central High School?
The graduation rate of Valley Central High School is 93%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Valley Central High School?
1,366 students attend Valley Central High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Valley Central High School students are White, 28% of students are Hispanic, 11% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 2% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Central High School?
Valley Central High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Valley Central High School offer ?
Valley Central High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Valley Central High School part of?
Valley Central High School is part of Valley Central School District (Montgomery).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,366 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 90% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 92% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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