PROFICIENCY 38% 19% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
38%Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
43%College
31%Alaska

West Valley High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Fairbanks North Star Borough School District" in College, AK. There are a total of 1,000 students and 52 teachers at West Valley High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 20 to 1. There are a total of 193 free lunch students and 46 reduced lunch students.

West Valley High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.5%, which is 19% higher than the Alaska average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1000
Teachers51.86
Student/Teacher ratio20:1
Free lunch193
Reduced lunch46

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment159
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses<=2
Passing no courses<=2

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 West Valley High School, there are a total of 159 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All32%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School32%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All43%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School43%

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.

West Valley High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlaskaNational
White 64.3% 60.8% 48.4% 51.1%
Black 3.3% 5.1% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 3.9% 2.4% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 6.4% 7.9% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 11.2% 10.3% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.4% 1.1% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 10.5% 12.3% 8.7% 3.1%

College demographics profile

StatisticCollegeAlaskaNational
Population14,372731,545328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)768191
Median age29.433.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)43%53%55%
Speak English88%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%4%13%

Education level achieved in College

IndexCollegeAlaskaNational
Completed 8th grade91.6%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school91.4%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college79.5%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree50.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors43.5%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters19.3%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree5.5%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate3.7%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The West Valley High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.