235 1st Ave
Valley Head, AL 35989
Rating
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Head High School serves 475 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Valley Head High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama 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 38% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 33% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

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Valley Head High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Alabama for:

School Overview

Valley Head High School's student population of 475 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
475 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
33 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Head High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,263 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Head High School is 0.55, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#866 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
17:1
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American Indian
10%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
29%
8%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
60%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
6%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

School Reviews

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I am a parent of 2 kids moveing to your area. The oldest is a 13 yr old girl who plays softball at the national level. Her travil team is ranked 11 in ASA Nationally . Her school team came in 2nd in GA. She is a pitcher . The other is a 11yr old boy. He is the # 3 ranked tail back in GA. has won 2 wrestling state titles, and catches for a travil baseball team . From what research I have done I love your little school , my concerns are how well do the kids their welcome new kids moveing in it being so small and how well my to will adjust coming from an AAAA to an A school. Will someone from the administration please e mail me and give. Me some feedback on. Their thoughts on the issue. Thank you.
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 475 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 40%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥90% (Btm 50% in AL)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 30%)

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