Valley High School

  • Valley High School serves 1,035 students in grades 8-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 13% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15% (which is lower than the Kentucky state average of 56%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Kentucky for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Kentucky state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 45% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Kentucky state average of 23% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Valley High School's student population of 1,035 students has declined by 30% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 81 teachers has declined by 13% over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 8-12
Total Students1,035 students
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Total Classroom Teachers81 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,246 schools in Kentucky (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley High School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KY)
Overall Testing Rank#1221 out of 1246 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15%
56%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:116:1
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American Indian
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Asian
1%
2%
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Hispanic
3%
7%
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Black
38%
10%
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White
55%
77%
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Hawaiian
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n/a
Two or more races
3%
4%
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Diversity Score0.560.40
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Graduation Rate
81%
90%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
55%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJefferson County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KY Dept. of Education

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