Valley High School



Valley High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 206
8 193
9 331
10 246
11 253
12 251
UG 4

Valley High School is a public high school of the Jefferson County School District located in Louisville, KY. It has 1,484 students in grades 7th through 12th. Valley High School is the 27th largest public high school in Kentucky and the 3,407th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,484
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 97.25
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 3,407th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Kentucky: 27th out of 411
Student/Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 185th out of 386
Full Time Teacher Rank in Kentucky: 14th out of 386

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Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 760
(51%)
16,512
(51%)
 Female 724
(49%)
16,082
(49%)

Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 793
(53%)
16,034
(49%)
 Black 580
(39%)
12,036
(37%)
 Hispanic 61
(4%)
2,555
(8%)
 Two or More 35
(2%)
767
(2%)
 Asian 11
(1%)
1,125
(3%)
 American Indian 2
(0%)
43
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 2
(0%)
34
(0%)

Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 1,142
(77%)
18,519
(57%)
 Not Eligible 342
(23%)
14,065
(43%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley High School is ranked 3rd out of 395 ranked schools in Kentucky, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (77.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 54.2%. 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.

Valley High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 905
2006 855
2007 857
2008 847
2009 824
2010 863
2011 954
2012 1077
2013 1103
2014 1485
2015 1484

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.8
2006 16.1
2007 16.8
2008 10.7
2009 21.1
2010 14.5
2011 14.8
2012 16.8
2013 17.2
2014 15.7
2015 15.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.63314917127072
2006 0.61169590643275
2007 0.69311551925321
2008 0.74734356552538
2009 0.7876213592233
2010 0.79374275782155
2011 0.70230607966457
2012 0.68802228412256
2013 0.73798730734361
2014 0.68080808080808
2015 0.76954177897574

Compare Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,530.0% 15.3:1
 
1,556.9% 15.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 54.2%
 
This School 77.0%
 

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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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