Valley High School serves 1,764 students in grades 9-12.
Valley High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 23% (which is lower than the California state average of 34%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 49% (which is equal to the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is equal to the California state level of 22:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 78% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: 9-12
- Enrollment: 1,764 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
- Minority Enrollment: 96%
- Graduation Rate: 94% (Top 30% in CA)
- Overall Testing Rank: Bottom 50%
- Math Proficiency: 23% (Btm 50%)
- Reading Proficiency: 49% (Btm 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Valley High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:
Valley High School's student population of 1,764 students has grown by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,649 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valley High School is 0.70, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#2123 out of 3649 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Valley High School's ranking?
Valley High School is ranked #2123 out of 3,649 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in California.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley High School?
The graduation rate of Valley High School is 94%, which is higher than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Valley High School?
1,764 students attend Valley High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Valley High School students are Hispanic, 27% of students are Asian, 15% of students are Black, 4% of students are White, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley High School?
Valley High School has a student ration of 22:1, which is equal to the California state average of 22:1.
What grades does Valley High School offer ?
Valley High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12
What school district is Valley High School part of?
Valley High School is part of Elk Grove Unified School District.
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