West Valley School District (Yakima) School District

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For the 2021 school year, there are 15 public schools in West Valley School District (Yakima) School District, serving 5,436 students. West Valley School District (Yakima) School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in Washington.
Public schools in West Valley School District (Yakima) School District have an average math proficiency score of 59% (versus the Washington public school average of 51%), and reading proficiency score of 67% (versus the 61% statewide average). This district's average testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public schools in Washington.
The top ranked public schools in West Valley School District (Yakima) School District are Apple Valley Elementary School, Wide Hollow Elementary School and Mountainview Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the Washington public school average of 46% (majority Hispanic).
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is more than the Washington public school average of 18:1.

Overview

School District NameWest Valley School District (Yakima) School District
School District Phone Number(509) 972-6000
School District Grades OfferedPK - 12
2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (WA)
# of Schools15 Schools2,435 Schools
# of Students5,436 Students1,112,443 Students
# of Teachers271 Teachers60,269 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio20:118:1

District Comparison

West Valley School District (Yakima) School District, which is ranked within the top 20% of all 305 school districts in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-2018 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 84% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#39 out of 305 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
51%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
61%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Graduation Rate
96%
88%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and public school graduation rate of WA by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.520.64
# of American Indian Students51 Students15,622 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
2%
# of Asian Students132 Students85,396 Students
% Asian Students
2%
8%
# of Hispanic Students1,619 Students257,984 Students
% Hispanic Students
30%
23%
# of Black Students44 Students48,441 Students
% Black Students
1%
4%
# of White Students3,399 Students603,896 Students
% White Students
63%
54%
# of Hawaiian Students12 Students12,141 Students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
1%
# of Two or more races Students179 Students88,955 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
8%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:8415,754
# of Students in Kindergarten:39281,113
# of Students in 1st Grade:38983,002
# of Students in 2nd Grade:36083,223
# of Students in 3rd Grade:42085,740
# of Students in 4th Grade:43187,527
# of Students in 5th Grade:41586,816
# of Students in 6th Grade:45284,097
# of Students in 7th Grade:42182,192
# of Students in 8th Grade:42281,964
# of Students in 9th Grade:44583,278
# of Students in 10th Grade:40682,294
# of Students in 11th Grade:42883,363
# of Students in 12th Grade:37192,080
# of Ungraded Students: - -

Fiscal Data Comparison

The revenue/student of $11,260 in this school district is less than the state median of $14,719. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $10,536 is less than the state median of $15,098. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017This School DistrictThis State (WA)
Total Revenue$61 MM$13 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending$57 MM$13 MM
This chart display total spending of West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$11,260$14,719
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$10,536$15,098
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Valley School District (Yakima)  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in WA by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

West Valley School District (Yakima) School District Public Schools (2021)

  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Grades Students
  • Apple Valley Elementary School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    7 N 88th Avenue
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 965-2060

    Grades: K-4 | 345 students
  • Wide Hollow Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    1000 S 72nd Ave
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 965-2023

    Grades: K-4 | 389 students
  • Mountainview Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    830 Stone Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 965-2070

    Grades: K-4 | 188 students
  • Ahtanum Valley Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    3006 S Wiley Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 965-2031

    Grades: K-4 | 274 students
  • Cottonwood Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    1041 S 96th Ave
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 965-2052

    Grades: K-4 | 450 students
  • West Valley Middle School Math: 57% | Reading: 66%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    1500 S 75th Ave
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5700

    Grades: 5-6 | 865 students
  • Summitview Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    6305 W Chestnut Ave
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5540

    Grades: K-4 | 349 students
  • West Valley Junior High School Math: 56% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    7505 Zier Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5800

    Grades: 7-8 | 832 students
  • West Valley High School Math: 46% | Reading: 69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    9800 Zier Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5900

    Grades: 10-12 | 1,215 student
  • Children's Village Special Education School
    3801 Kern Road
    Yakima, WA 98902
    (509) 965-2080

    Grades: PK | 25 students
  • West Valley High School Freshman Campus
    9206 Zier Road
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5606

    Grades: 9 | 445 students
  • West Valley Preschool Special Education School
    3006 S Wiley Rd
    Yakima, WA 98903
    (509) 965-2031

    Grades: PK | 59 students
  • West Valley Virtual Academy 7-8
    9800 Zier Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5603

    Grades: 7-8 | n/a student
  • West Valley Virtual Academy 9-12
    9800 Zier Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5603

    Grades: 9-12 | n/a student
  • West Valley Virtual Academy K-6
    9800 Zier Rd
    Yakima, WA 98908
    (509) 972-5603

    Grades: K-6 | n/a student
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