Valley Center School



Valley Center School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

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

Valley Center School is a public high school of the Kalamazoo Resa School District located in Kalamazoo, MI. It has 32 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Center School is the 1,088th largest public high school in Michigan and the 23,559th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 4.6 to 1.

Total Students: 32
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 4.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 7
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,559th out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in Michigan: 1,088th out of 1,189
Student/Teacher Rank in Michigan: 34th out of 1,154
Full Time Teacher Rank in Michigan: 837th out of 1,154

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Valley Center School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 29
(91%)
300
(68%)
 Female 3
(9%)
139
(32%)

Valley Center School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 20
(63%)
247
(56%)
 Black 7
(22%)
131
(30%)
 Two or More 4
(13%)
25
(6%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(3%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
5
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
26
(6%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
4
(1%)

Valley Center School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 24
(75%)
209
(48%)
 Not Eligible 5
(16%)
211
(48%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(9%)
19
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley Center School is ranked 1,014th out of 1,183 ranked schools in Michigan, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Center School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (84.4%) is significantly higher than the state average of 44.3%. 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
2013 37
2014 36
2015 32

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
2013 5.3
2014 5.1
2015 4.6

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
2013 0.7027027027027
2014 0.91666666666667
2015 0.84375

Compare Valley Center School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
460.0% 4.6:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,841.8% 18.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 44.3%
 
National Average 48.3%
 
This School 84.4%
 

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