Valley Head High School

  • Valley Head High School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 24% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

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School Overview

  • Valley Head High School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Head High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Head High School is 0.53, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#817 out of 1,264 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:118:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Asian
n/a
1%
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Hispanic
29%
7%
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Black
1%
33%
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White
62%
55%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Head High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.530.59
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Graduation Rate80-89%
88%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Head High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDekalb County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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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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