Valley High School

501 Highway 29
Valley, AL 36854
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley High School serves 799 students in grades 9-12.
Valley 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 25-29% (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 25-29% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is equal to the Alabama state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Valley High School's student population of 799 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 46 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students799 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley 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 High School is 0.51, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1002 out of 1263 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25-29%
45%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:117:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
2%
8%
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Black
38%
33%
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White
59%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.510.59
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
91%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
48%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameChambers County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley High School is Lanett Senior High School (4.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is W F Burns Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fairfax Elementary School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Valley Fairfax Elementary School Math: 41% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 490 students
    0.8 miles
    502 Blvd
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-2966
    0.8 PK-5 490
  • Valley Lafayette Lanier Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 3-5 | 241 students
    1.0 miles
    6001 20th Ave
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-3623
    1 3-5 241
  • Valley W F Burns Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 627 students
    1.0 miles
    292 Johnson St
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 756-3567
    1 6-8 627
  • Valley Bob Hardingshawmut Elementary School
    Grades: PK-2 | 256 students
    2.6 miles
    3301 23rd Dr
    Valley, AL 36854
    (334) 710-2803
    2.6 PK-2 256
  • Lanett Lanett Junior High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 104 students
    4.0 miles
    1301 South 8th Avenue
    Lanett, AL 36863
    (334) 644-5950
    4 7-8 104

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