Valley Life Charter

3737 W. Walnut Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 651 students in grades Kindergarten-12, Valley Life Charter ranks in the top 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 27% (which is lower than the California state average of 33%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 42% (which is lower than the California state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is lower than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : <50% (Top 1% in CA)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Life Charter ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Valley Life Charter's student population of 651 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
Total Students
651 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
38 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Life Charter ranks within the top 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valley Life Charter is 0.59, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.63. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (CA)
#4640 out of 9602 schools
(Top 50%)
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27%
33%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Life Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
42%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Life Charter and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
20-24%
29%
Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
21:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Valley Life Charter and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
12%
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Hispanic
45%
56%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley Life Charter and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
5%
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White
46%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in California.
0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Life Charter and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
(19-20)
<50%
85%
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Life Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Life Charter and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Life Charter's ranking?
Valley Life Charter is ranked #4640 out of 9,602 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in California.
What schools are Valley Life Charter often compared to?
Valley Life Charteris often viewed alongside schools like Sycamore Valley Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
27% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CA state average), while 42% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley Life Charter?
The graduation rate of Valley Life Charter is 50%, which is lower than the California state average of 85%.
How many students attend Valley Life Charter?
651 students attend Valley Life Charter.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
46% of Valley Life Charter students are White, 45% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Life Charter?
Valley Life Charter has a student ration of 17:1, which is lower than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Valley Life Charter offer ?
Valley Life Charter offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-12
What school district is Valley Life Charter part of?
Valley Life Charter is part of Valley Life Charter School District.

School Reviews

5   10/1/2016
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.
- Posted by Parent - Irene

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 651 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 54%
  • : <50% (Top 1%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 27% (Top 50%)
  • : 42% (Top 50%)
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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