Valley Life Charter

Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Valley Life Charter serves 689 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
Valley Life Charter placed in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 48% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is lower than the California state level of 23:1.
Minority enrollment is 49% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Valley Life Charter's student population of 689 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 24% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students689 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Life Charter is ranked within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Life Charter is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#4507 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
39%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
50%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:123:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
12%
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Hispanic
41%
54%
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Black
1%
5%
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White
51%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
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Two or more races
4%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.580.64
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Graduation Rate
(15-16)
≥50%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameTulare County Office Of Education School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Life Charter is Visalia Technical Early College (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is La Joya Middle School (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crestwood Elementary School (0.7 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Visalia Visalia Technical Early College Charter School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 260 students
    0.5 miles
    2245 S. Linwood
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 622-3212
    0.5 9-12 260
  • Visalia Crestwood Elementary School Math: 30% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 654 students
    0.7 miles
    3001 W. Whitendale Ave.
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7754
    0.7 K-6 654
  • Visalia Veva Blunt Elementary School Math: 19% | Reading: 31%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 678 students
    0.7 miles
    1119 S. Chinowth Rd.
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7793
    0.7 K-6 678
  • Visalia La Joya Middle School Math: 37% | Reading: 56%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 885 students
    0.8 miles
    4711 W. La Vida
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7921
    0.8 7-8 885
  • Visalia Linwood Elementary School Math: 52% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 584 students
    0.8 miles
    3129 S. Linwood St.
    Visalia, CA 93277
    (559) 730-7776
    0.8 K-6 584

School Reviews

5  
Very much would like to recommend the school to any one. Friendly stuff and teachers. Everone including students seem to have a smile. Every day that I go to drop off my son or pick him up from school. Very happy with the school. I want to thank the stuff and teachers. Sincerely Mrs. Duran.
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