Golden Valley High School



Golden Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Golden Valley High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 1
9 583
10 529
11 547
12 491

Golden Valley High School is a public high school of the Merced Union High School District located in Merced, CA. It has 2,151 students in grades 9th through 12th. Golden Valley High School is the 311th largest public high school in California and the 1,094th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 24.7 to 1.

Total Students: 2,151
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 24.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 87

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Golden Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 1,086
(50%)
4,976
(49%)
 Male 1,065
(50%)
5,093
(51%)

Golden Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 1,234
(57%)
6,254
(62%)
 White 396
(18%)
1,895
(19%)
 Asian 342
(16%)
1,268
(13%)
 Black 97
(5%)
420
(4%)
 Two or More 78
(4%)
172
(2%)
 American Indian 4
(0%)
52
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
8
(0%)

Golden Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 1,460
(68%)
6,533
(65%)
 Not Eligible 509
(24%)
2,430
(24%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 182
(8%)
1,106
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Golden Valley High School is ranked 133rd out of 0 ranked schools in California, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Golden Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (76.3%) is higher than the state average of 52.5%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Golden Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 2440
2006 2543
2007 2496
2008 2383
2009 2316
2010 2204
2011 2146
2012 2151

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 22
2006 23.4
2007 18.6
2008 22
2009 22.4
2010 N/A
2011 23.9
2012 24.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.73483606557377
2006 0.79709005112072
2007 0.77804487179487
2008 0.82962652119178
2009 0.84758203799655
2010 0.8956442831216
2011
2012 0.76336587633659

Compare Golden Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,116.1% 21.2:1
 
2,470.0% 24.7:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 46.8%
 
State Average 52.5%
 
This School 76.3%
 

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