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 79
7 87
8 87
9 75
10 78
11 77
12 72

Valley High School is a public high school of the Fayette County School District located in Smithers, WV. It has 555 students in grades 6th through 12th. Valley High School is the 71st largest public high school in West Virginia and the 9,947th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 13.7 to 1.

Total Students: 555
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.7:1
Full Time Teachers: 40.5

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Valley High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 280
(50%)
1,293
(53%)
 Female 275
(50%)
1,158
(47%)

Valley High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 508
(92%)
2,266
(92%)
 Black 37
(7%)
129
(5%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
34
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 307
(55%)
1,487
(61%)
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 248
(45%)
964
(39%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Valley High School is ranked 67th out of 146 ranked schools in West Virginia, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (44.7%) is slightly lower than the state average of 44.7%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 586
2006 586
2007 577
2008 542
2009 564
2010 533
2011 546
2012 557
2013 552
2014 550
2015 555

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.2
2006 12.3
2007 12.1
2008 11.7
2009 12.4
2010 12
2011 12.1
2012 12.7
2013 13.3
2014 13.6
2015 13.7

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.57679180887372
2006 0.51877133105802
2007 0.50606585788562
2008 0.48523985239852
2009 0.52304964539007
2010 0.59287054409006
2011 0.58058608058608
2012 0.37881508078995
2013 N/A
2014 0.37272727272727
2015 0.44684684684685

Compare Valley High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,370.0% 13.7:1
 
1,452.9% 14.5:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 44.7%
 
State Average 44.7%
 
National Average 48.3%
 

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Public 06 - 12 555 13.7:1  
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