Valley Los Banos Community

715 W. H St.
Merced, CA 95341
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Los Banos Community serves 130 students in grades 6-12.
Valley Los Banos Community 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 ≤20% (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 11-19% (which is lower than the California state average of 49%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the California state level of 21:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 79% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 130 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in CA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Los Banos Community ranks among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

Valley Los Banos Community's student population of 130 students has grown by 51% over five school years.
The teacher population of 6 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
Total Students
130 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
6 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Los Banos Community 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 Los Banos Community is 0.04, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank
#3107 out of 3649 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤20%
34%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
11-19%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
22:1
21:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
12%
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Hispanic
98%
56%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
2%
21%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
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Two or more races
n/a
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.04
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
7%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Los Banos Community's ranking?
Valley Los Banos Community is ranked #3107 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?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 34% CA state average), while 11-19% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% CA state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley Los Banos Community?
The graduation rate of Valley Los Banos Community is 60-64%, which is lower than the California state average of 84%.
How many students attend Valley Los Banos Community?
130 students attend Valley Los Banos Community.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Valley Los Banos Community students are Hispanic, and 2% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Los Banos Community?
Valley Los Banos Community has a student ration of 22:1, which is higher than the California state average of 21:1.
What grades does Valley Los Banos Community offer ?
Valley Los Banos Community offers enrollment in grades 6-12
What school district is Valley Los Banos Community part of?
Valley Los Banos Community is part of Merced County Office Of Education School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 130 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 22:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 11-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CA Dept. of Education

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