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

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Valley High School is a public school located in Gilcrest, CO. It has 541 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 22% of students are at least proficient in math and 27% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
27%
Percent Proficient - Math
22%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1050
46 responses
Average ACT
21
40 responses
AP Enrollment
3%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B
Median Household Income
$62,917
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,125
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$189,300
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
73%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 11 responses
Poll
73%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Homecoming spirit week
    29%
  • Trick or Treat Street
    13%
  • Grades Basketball Face off
    10%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Pep rallies
    10%
  • Senior Pranks
    10%
  • Spirit Week
    10%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
541
Free or Reduced Lunch
43%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 11 responses
55%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 11 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 11 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$50,268
Teachers in First/Second Year
20.5%
50%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 14 responses
57%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 14 responses
71%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 14 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C+
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
$12,617 / year
National
$12,239
78%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 18 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 18 responses

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