Valley Regional High School

  • Valley Regional High School serves 587 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the Connecticut state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the Connecticut state average of 57%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Regional High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Connecticut for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Connecticut state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Connecticut state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Valley Regional High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Connecticut for:

School Overview

  • Valley Regional High School's student population of 587 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students587 students
This chart display total students of Valley Regional High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Valley Regional High School
Total Classroom Teachers52 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Valley Regional High School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Valley Regional High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Valley Regional High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 951 schools in Connecticut (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Regional High School is 0.19, 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 (CT)
Overall Testing Rank#291 out of 951 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Valley Regional High School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Regional High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
57%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Regional High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Valley Regional High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
5%
25%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of Black public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
90%
54%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of White public school students in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Regional High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CT.
Diversity Score0.190.64
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Regional High School and the public school average diversity score of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
≥95%
90%
This chart display graduation rate of Valley Regional High School and public school graduation rate of Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
31%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Regional High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Connecticut by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRegional School District 04 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CT Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  
Fantastic school with great fine arts! , high academics, and a wide variety of sports in a small school setting.
- Posted by
2  
The administration does not punish students the way they should. When kids get tickets for underage drinking, they should not be allowed to participate in the national HONOR society. That it clear and simple.
- Posted by

Review Valley Regional High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
In light of an upcoming study on Montessori education in South Carolina, as well as the growing popularity of the Montessori Method in public charter schools, we’ll take a look at the principles behind Montessori education and whether it is an effective method for preparing some students for the professional world or higher education.
Across the nation, city mayors have increased their role and control over the local public school system. Learn about the controversies and the ramifications of mayoral control.
In light of all the finger-pointing occurring in the education reform movement, we’ll look at the good and bad of teachers unions – and whether these organizations really work in favor of students and/or teachers.