Valley Stream South High School

150 Jedwood Pl
Valley Stream, NY 11581
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 1,248 students in grades 7-12, Valley Stream South High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 67% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 76% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Stream South High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Valley Stream South High School's student population of 1,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
98 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Stream South High School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valley Stream South High School is 0.75, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#733 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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76%
46%
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67%
49%
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95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Valley Stream South High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
23%
10%
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Hispanic
32%
29%
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Black
28%
16%
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White
15%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.75
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≥95%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Stream South High School's ranking?
Valley Stream South High School is ranked #733 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Valley Stream South High School often compared to?
Valley Stream South High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valley Stream Central High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
76% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 67% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Valley Stream South High School?
The graduation rate of Valley Stream South High School is 95%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Valley Stream South High School?
1,248 students attend Valley Stream South High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
32% of Valley Stream South High School students are Hispanic, 28% of students are Black, 23% of students are Asian, 15% of students are White, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Stream South High School?
Valley Stream South High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Valley Stream South High School offer ?
Valley Stream South High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Valley Stream South High School part of?
Valley Stream South High School is part of Valley Stream Central High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,248 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 76% (Top 20%)
  • : 67% (Top 20%)
  • : 95% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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