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Blue Valley West High School
  • Public
  • OVERLAND PARK, KS

Report Card

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A+
  2. Diversity
    grade B+
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade A
  6. Administration
    grade A minus
  7. Sports
    grade A
  8. Food
    grade B+
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade B+

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Blue Valley West High School is a top rated, public school located in OVERLAND PARK, KS. It has 1,595 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 52% of students are at least proficient in math and 40% in reading.

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Blue Valley West High School Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
40%
Percent Proficient - Math
52%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1390
97 responses
Average ACT
28
518 responses
AP Enrollment
50%

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Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B
  2. Good for Families
    grade A+
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$87,629
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$1,200
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$295,800
National
$229,800

Culture & Safety

Poll
81%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
Poll
67%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 63 responses
  • Spirit Weeks, Assemblies/Pep Rallies, Sports Event
    22%
  • Spirit week before the dances.
    17%
  • Performing Arts Showcase
    14%
  • Cake for wins at state
    11%
  • Sports events
    11%
  • Blood drives
    10%
  • Choir benefit dinner
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade B+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,595
Free or Reduced Lunch
5%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 26 responses
85%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 26 responses
96%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 26 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$52,026
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.9%
67%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 36 responses
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 36 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 36 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
High
Expenses Per Student
$12,597 / year
National
$12,239
72%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
59%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
77%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses

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