Valley High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1001 Birch Street
Gilcrest, CO 80623
Phone
(970) 737-2494
District
WELD COUNTY REORGANIZED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. RE-1
County
WELD COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
567
Classroom Teachers
36

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

3

(10 is best)

Better than 23.7% of CO schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Valley High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 20 34
Proficiency in Reading 22 37
Proficiency in Math 17 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.77
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.00
AVG FOR STATE 17.41
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 129 22.8%
Grade 10 154 27.2%
Grade 11 142 25.0%
Grade 12 142 25.0%
Total 567 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 42.2% 42.7% 56.1%
Black 0.7% 0.6% 4.8%
Hispanic 56.0% 55.6% 34.8%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.3% 3.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.1% 0.9% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 45.9% 53.1% 42.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 39.0% 44.4% 34.5%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 6.9% 8.7% 7.5%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 10,018 5,607,154
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 56.8 53
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.0% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 21.7% 19.5%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.1% 35.6%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.4% 25.8%
65 OR OLDER 12.7% 13.0%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,426 2,082,531
Single Parent Households With Children 10.8% 9.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 85.3% 91.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 17.8% 39.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.7% 14.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 13.0% 16.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.2% 13.5%
$50,000 - $74,999 20.0% 18.1%
$30,000 - $49,999 16.7% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 15.2% 12.1%
$15,000 or less 7.2% 9.0%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,523 $10,963,155 52.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $731 $1,451,035 7.0%
Staff $455 $903,175 4.4%
General Administration $289 $573,665 2.8%
School Administration $526 $1,044,110 5.0%
Operation $982 $1,949,270 9.4%
Transportation $355 $704,675 3.4%
Other $367 $728,495 3.5%
Total Support $3,706 $7,356,410 35.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,217 $2,415,745 11.6%
Total Expenditures $10,446 $20,735,310 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,324 $4,818,606,480 48.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $481 $435,667,225 4.4%
Staff $568 $513,947,266 5.2%
General Administration $147 $133,461,909 1.3%
School Administration $693 $627,542,191 6.3%
Operation $874 $790,860,453 7.9%
Transportation $275 $249,285,032 2.5%
Other $674 $610,308,440 6.1%
Total Support $3,714 $3,361,081,153 33.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,974 $1,786,663,650 17.9%
Total Expenditures $11,012 $9,966,359,165 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%