Valley Central Middle School

1189 State Rt 17k
Montgomery, NY 12549
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 946 students in grades 6-8, Valley Central Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 46% (which is equal to the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Valley Central Middle School's student population of 946 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 89 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
946 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
89 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Central Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valley Central Middle School is 0.61, 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)
#2221 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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46%
46%
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47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Central Middle 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.
80-84%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Valley Central Middle 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
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
29%
29%
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Black
9%
16%
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White
55%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.61
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Central Middle School and the public school average diversity score 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
35%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Central Middle School's ranking?
Valley Central Middle School is ranked #2221 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
46% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Valley Central Middle School?
946 students attend Valley Central Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
55% of Valley Central Middle School students are White, 29% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Central Middle School?
Valley Central Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Valley Central Middle School offer ?
Valley Central Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Valley Central Middle School part of?
Valley Central Middle School is part of Valley Central School District (Montgomery).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 946 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 46% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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