Valley Shs



Valley Shs Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Shs Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 151
10 155
11 147
12 129
UG 7

Valley Shs is a public high school of the New Kensington-Arnold School District located in New Kensington, PA. It has 589 students in grades 9th through 12th. Valley Shs is the 428th largest public high school in Pennsylvania and the 9,385th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 16.1 to 1.

Total Students: 589
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 16.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.53

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Valley Shs Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 305
(52%)
305
(52%)
 Female 284
(48%)
284
(48%)

Valley Shs Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 356
(60%)
356
(60%)
 Black 159
(27%)
159
(27%)
 Two or More 64
(11%)
64
(11%)
 Hispanic 9
(2%)
9
(2%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Shs Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 311
(53%)
311
(53%)
 Not Eligible 230
(39%)
230
(39%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 48
(8%)
48
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley Shs is ranked 186th out of 0 ranked schools in Pennsylvania, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Shs students on free and reduced lunch assistance (61.0%) is higher than the state average of 37.7%. 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 Shs Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 751
2006 701
2007 647
2008 661
2009 654
2010 652
2011 647
2012 589

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14.3
2006 12.6
2007 16.9
2008 17.2
2009 17
2010 18.7
2011 17.6
2012 16.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.39946737683089
2006 0.41369472182596
2007 0.38330757341577
2008 0.45839636913767
2009 0.4480122324159
2010 0.51226993865031
2011 0.57496136012365
2012 0.60950764006791

Compare Valley Shs to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,399.9% 14.0:1
 
1,610.0% 16.1:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 37.7%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 61.0%
 

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

Data provided by the National Center for Education Statistics. The data displayed is compiled from the most recent sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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