West Valley High School

  • West Valley High School serves 1,755 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 19% (which is lower than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 58% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • West Valley High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the California state average of 77%.

School Overview

  • West Valley High School's student population of 1,755 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,755 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Valley High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Valley High School is 0.54, 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 (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5078 out of 9584 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
12%
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Hispanic
64%
54%
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Black
9%
5%
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White
21%
23%
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Hawaiian
n/an/a
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Valley High School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.540.64
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Graduation Rate
92%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
53%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHemet Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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Our daughter graduated in 1999 and excelled in every aspect. Teachers were great and the academia met all our high standards . She graduated with honors, and ended up in a prestigious university back East.
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Child attends special Ed at campus...Not happy with special ed staff I feel they failed in the care of my child. Currently looking for different educational alternatives. Don't feel good with her on that campus. Very disappointed.
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