PROFICIENCY 37% 17% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%Valdez City School District

Valdez High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Valdez City School District" in Valdez, AK. There are a total of 166 students and 14 teachers at Valdez High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 12 to 1. There are a total of 33 free lunch students and 13 reduced lunch students.

Valdez High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 37.0%, which is 17% higher than the Alaska average.


Student/Teacher ratio12:1
Free lunch33
Reduced lunch13


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment0
Taking some courses0
Taking some courses (not tests)0
Passing some courses0
Passing no courses0

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 Valdez High School, there are a total of n/a 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

High School25-29%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School45-49%

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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Valdez High School race/ethnicity breakdown

Caucasian 74.3% 67.9% 48.4% 51.1%
African American 0.0% 0.3% 3.5% 15.9%
Asian 1.0% 2.1% 6.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 3.7% 6.8% 6.7% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 16.2% 13.6% 23.9% 1.2%
Hawaiian 1.0% 0.6% 2.5% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.7% 8.7% 8.7% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

George H. Gilson Middle School35%0.0Valdez, AK
Valdez Home School50%0.6Valdez, AK
Hermon Hutchens Elementary45%0.7Valdez, AK

Valdez demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)18191
Median age34.233.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%53%55%
Speak English92%84%79%
Speak Spanish4%4%13%

Education level achieved in Valdez

Completed 8th grade94.5%88.0%84.3%
Completed high school93.7%87.2%83.0%
Completed some college68.9%64.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree43.0%37.1%38.5%
Completed bachelors30.7%28.8%30.3%
Completed masters7.9%10.4%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.3%2.9%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.1%1.3%
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Source: The Valdez High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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