PROFICIENCY 37% 3% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
44%Elk Grove Unified
15%Sacramento
38%California

Valley High is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Elk Grove Unified" in Sacramento, CA. There are a total of 1,461 students and 79 teachers at Valley High, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 1,078 free lunch students and 230 reduced lunch students.

Valley High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 3% lower than the California average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1461
Teachers79.27
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch1078
Reduced lunch230

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment430
Taking some courses391
Taking some courses (not tests)43
Passing some courses140
Passing no courses244

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Valley High, there are a total of 430 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 391 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All18%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School15-19%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All56%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School55-59%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Valley High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictCaliforniaNational
Caucasian 4.9% 21.8% 24.1% 51.1%
African American 25.3% 14.8% 6.2% 15.9%
Asian 26.3% 27.5% 11.1% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 37.2% 26.6% 54.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.7% 0.7% 1.2%
Hawaiian 3.0% 1.7% 0.8% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.8% 7.0% 3.1% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
John Reith Elementary23%0.3Sacramento, CA
Barbara Comstock Morse Elementary33%0.7Sacramento, CA
Herman Leimbach Elementary21%0.7Sacramento, CA
Prairie Elementary25%1.0Sacramento, CA
Samuel Jackman Middle School22%1.1Sacramento, CA
Irene B. West Elementary44%1.3Sacramento, CA
Anna Kirchgater Elementary24%1.5Florin, CA
John Ehrhardt Elementary39%1.7Elk Grove, CA
Laguna Creek High45%1.8Elk Grove, CA
Monterey Trail High45%1.8Elk Grove, CA
Union House Elementary18%1.8Sacramento, CA
Isabelle Jackson Elementary31%1.9Florin, CA

Sacramento demographics profile

StatisticSacramentoCaliforniaNational
Population484,53038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4,96323291
Median age34.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English63%56%79%
Speak Spanish18%29%13%

Education level achieved in Sacramento

IndexSacramentoCaliforniaNational
Completed 8th grade82.2%81.1%84.3%
Completed high school80.9%79.8%83.0%
Completed some college62.5%61.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree39.4%39.8%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%32.0%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%11.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.9%3.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.2%1.6%1.3%
Source: The Valley High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.