Valley Center School



Valley Center School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Center School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 1
4 3
5 3
6 3
7 5
8 5
9 3
10 7
11 2
12 2

Valley Center School is a public high school of the Kalamazoo Resa School District located in Kalamazoo, MI. It has 34 students in grades 2nd through 12th. Valley Center School is the 1,079th largest public high school in Michigan and the 23,438th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.2 to 1.

Total Students: 34
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 8

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Valley Center School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 31
(91%)
333
(76%)
 Female 3
(9%)
103
(24%)

Valley Center School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 20
(59%)
232
(53%)
 Black 10
(29%)
157
(36%)
 Two or More 3
(9%)
13
(3%)
 Hispanic 1
(3%)
29
(7%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
2
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
3
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Center School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(71%)
291
(67%)
 Not Eligible 9
(26%)
138
(32%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 1
(3%)
7
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley Center School is ranked 1,036th out of 0 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Center School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.5%) is significantly higher than the state average of 43.8%. 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 Center School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 48
2006 50
2007 48
2008 54
2009 52
2010 30
2011 39
2012 34

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 6.9
2006 5.6
2007 6
2008 6.8
2009 6.5
2010 3.8
2011 5.4
2012 4.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 0.62
2007 0.72916666666667
2008 0.83333333333333
2009 0.90384615384615
2010 0.83333333333333
2011 0.61538461538462
2012 0.73529411764706

Compare Valley Center School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
420.0% 4.2:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
1,803.2% 18.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 73.5%
 

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Public 02 - 12 34 4.2:1  
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