PROFICIENCY 52% 7% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%West Valley School District (Yakima)
54%Yakima
48%Washington

West Valley Jr High is a school servicing grades 7 to 9 and is located in the district of "West Valley School District (Yakima)" in Yakima, WA. There are a total of 843 students and 38 teachers at West Valley Jr High, for a student to teacher ratio of 22 to 1. There are a total of 299 free lunch students and 77 reduced lunch students.

West Valley Jr High has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 52.0%, which is 7% higher than the Washington average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students843
Teachers38.27
Student/Teacher ratio22:1
Free lunch299
Reduced lunch77

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 Jr High, 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
All49%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
746%
852%
High Schooln/a

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All55%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
755%
854%
High Schooln/a

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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West Valley Jr High race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictWashingtonNational
Caucasian 65.9% 67.0% 57.7% 51.1%
African American 1.2% 0.8% 4.6% 15.9%
Asian 3.4% 2.9% 7.3% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 25.2% 25.4% 21.1% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.8% 1.1% 1.4% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 1.0% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 2.7% 6.9% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

SchoolProficiencyMilesCity
West Valley Middle School55%0.1Yakima, WA
Wide Hollow Elementary80%0.7Yakima, WA
West Valley High School55%1.1Ahtanum, WA
Cottonwood Elementary School65%1.4Yakima, WA
Apple Valley Elementary72%1.6Yakima, WA
Summitview Elementary57%1.6Yakima, WA
Whitney Elementary Yakima48%2.1Yakima, WA
Wilson Middle School35%2.1Yakima, WA
Eisenhower High School22%2.3Yakima, WA
Ahtanum Valley Elementary52%2.7Ahtanum, WA
Gilbert Elementary School35%2.7Yakima, WA
Nob Hill Elementary School47%2.8Yakima, WA

Yakima demographics profile

StatisticYakimaWashingtonNational
Population3,1977,073,146318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)4479791
Median age37.037.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)62%56%55%
Speak English79%81%79%
Speak Spanish19%8%13%

Education level achieved in Yakima

IndexYakimaWashingtonNational
Completed 8th grade82.1%87.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.1%86.6%83.0%
Completed some college50.2%67.7%59.4%
Completed associate degree23.8%43.3%38.5%
Completed bachelors11.0%33.6%30.3%
Completed masters4.1%12.3%11.5%
Completed professional degree0.0%3.6%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.0%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The West Valley Jr High data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.