Valley Central High School

Valley Central High School serves 1,407 students in grades 9-12.
Valley Central High School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Valley Central High School's student population of 1,407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Central High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Central High School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#413 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
20%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
66%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
32%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley Central School District (Montgomery) School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Central High School is Wallkill Senior High School (6.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Valley Central Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Montgomery Valley Central Middle School Math: 45% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 988 students
    0.0 miles
    1189 State Rt 17k
    Montgomery, NY 12549
    (845) 457-2400
    0 6-8 988
  • Montgomery Montgomery Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 530 students
    1.3 miles
    141 Union St
    Montgomery, NY 12549
    (845) 457-2400
    1.3 K-5 530
  • Montgomery Berea Elementary School Math: 53% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 478 students
    1.5 miles
    946 State Rt 17k
    Montgomery, NY 12549
    (845) 457-2400
    1.5 K-5 478
  • Walden Walden Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 458 students
    2.7 miles
    75 Orchard St
    Walden, NY 12586
    (845) 457-2400
    2.7 K-5 458
  • Newburgh East Coldenham Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 333 students
    4.9 miles
    286 State Rt 17k
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 457-2400
    4.9 K-5 333

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