Valley Central High School

Tel: (845)457-2400
  • Valley Central High School serves 1,515 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Valley Central High School operates within the Valley Central (montgomery) School District.
  • Valley Central (montgomery) School District's 86% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 96 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,515 students
Valley Central High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Valley Central High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 96 teachers
Valley Central High School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Valley Central High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.51 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Valley Central High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Valley Central High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
19%
25%
Valley Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
12%
18%
Valley Central High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
67%
45%
Valley Central High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Valley Central High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.51 0.37
Valley Central 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.
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Valley Central High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
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Valley Central High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Valley Central (montgomery) School District's student population of 4,332 students has decreased by 7% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 86% has increased from 79% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $19,707 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has grown by 14% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $20,072 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has grown by 13% over four years.
School District Name Valley Central (montgomery) School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 4,332 935
Valley Central (montgomery) School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
Graduation Rate 86% 87%
Valley Central (montgomery) School District Graduation Rate (1998-2015)
District Total Revenue $90 MM $30 MM
Valley Central (montgomery) School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $92 MM $28 MM
Valley Central (montgomery) School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $19,707 $31,635
Valley Central (montgomery) School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $20,072 $30,416
Valley Central (montgomery) School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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