9800 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
West Valley High School serves 1,215 students in grades 10-12.
West Valley High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Washington for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Washington state average of 50%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 69% (which is higher than the Washington state average of 61%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the Washington state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Washington state average of 46% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

West Valley High School's student population of 1,215 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 10-12
Total Students
1,215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
51 teachers
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School Rankings

West Valley High School is ranked within the top 50% of all 2,052 schools in Washington (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of West Valley High School is 0.49, 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 Data
This School
State Level (WA)
Overall Testing Rank
#1022 out of 2052 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
61%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
24:1
17:1
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American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
3%
8%
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Hispanic
25%
23%
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Black
1%
4%
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White
67%
54%
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Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
3%
8%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Graduation Rate
83%
84%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, WA Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 10-12
  • Students: 1,215 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 24:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 83% (Top 50% in WA)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 69% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Btm 50%)

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