PROFICIENCY 28% 25% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
30%Dekalb County
35%Valley Head
37%Alabama

Valley Head High School is a school servicing grades KG to 12 and is located in the district of "Dekalb County" in Valley Head, AL. There are a total of 469 students and 32 teachers at Valley Head High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 337 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

Valley Head High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 28.0%, which is 25% lower than the Alabama average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students469
Teachers32
Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch337
Reduced lunch48

 

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 Valley Head 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

GradeProficiency
All23%
350-59%
411-19%
511-19%
640-49%
720-29%
811-19%
High School<= 10%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All33%
320-29%
411-19%
520-29%
640-49%
730-39%
830-39%
High School40-49%

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.

Valley Head High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictAlabamaNational
White 62.4% 60.2% 57.4% 51.1%
Black 0.0% 0.9% 33.0% 15.9%
Asian 0.0% 0.2% 1.4% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 27.9% 23.2% 5.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 7.6% 14.8% 1.0% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 2.1% 0.8% 1.7% 3.1%

Valley Head demographics profile

StatisticValley HeadAlabamaNational
Population9184,903,185328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)1699791
Median age43.638.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%57%55%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%

Education level achieved in Valley Head

IndexValley HeadAlabamaNational
Completed 8th grade76.0%80.7%84.3%
Completed high school73.1%79.2%83.0%
Completed some college32.6%53.8%59.4%
Completed associate degree20.2%31.9%38.5%
Completed bachelors8.2%24.0%30.3%
Completed masters3.9%8.9%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%2.5%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.0%1.3%
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Source: The Valley Head High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.