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: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1001 Birch Street
Gilcrest, CO 80623
Phone
(970) 350-4201
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
541
Classroom Teachers
39

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Colorado

4

(10 is best)

Better than 33.2% 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 25 40
Proficiency in Reading 27 42
Proficiency in Math 22 39

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.89
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.23
AVG FOR STATE 17.16
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 149 27.5%
Grade 10 137 25.3%
Grade 11 127 23.5%
Grade 12 128 23.7%
Total 541 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 37.4% 41.1% 55.9%
Black 0.6% 0.4% 4.8%
Hispanic 60.9% 57.7% 35.0%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.4% 0.2% 3.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.8% 0.6% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 43.4% 47.0% 40.7%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 35.5% 37.0% 32.9%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 7.9% 10.0% 7.8%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 9,763 5,695,564
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 55.3 54
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.3% 6.1%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.2% 19.3%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.6% 35.7%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.6% 25.5%
65 OR OLDER 13.3% 13.4%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 3,488 2,113,387
Single Parent Households With Children 11.0% 9.0%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 84.5% 91.4%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 16.5% 40.1%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 12.5% 15.4%
$100,000 - $149,999 14.5% 16.9%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.4% 13.6%
$50,000 - $74,999 21.0% 17.8%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.7% 16.3%
$15,000 - $29,999 12.4% 11.3%
$15,000 or less 7.6% 8.6%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,532 $11,086,128 43.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $799 $1,601,196 6.3%
Staff $504 $1,010,016 4.0%
General Administration $524 $1,050,096 4.2%
School Administration $546 $1,094,184 4.3%
Operation $1,030 $2,064,120 8.2%
Transportation $352 $705,408 2.8%
Other $373 $747,492 3.0%
Total Support $4,130 $8,276,520 32.7%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,955 $5,921,820 23.4%
Total Expenditures $12,617 $25,284,468 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,409 $4,930,895,654 46.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $533 $485,852,701 4.6%
Staff $551 $502,601,058 4.8%
General Administration $155 $141,120,502 1.3%
School Administration $743 $677,694,667 6.4%
Operation $892 $813,142,085 7.7%
Transportation $290 $264,731,549 2.5%
Other $680 $619,407,629 5.9%
Total Support $3,845 $3,504,450,990 33.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,331 $2,124,353,799 20.1%
Total Expenditures $11,584 $10,559,485,383 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%