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Valley High School
  • Public
  • SANTA ANA, CA

Report Card

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

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Valley High School is an above average, public school located in SANTA ANA, CA. It has 2,251 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 22 to 1. According to state test scores, 15% of students are at least proficient in math and 38% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
38%
Percent Proficient - Math
15%
Average Graduation Rate
90%
Average SAT
1010
161 responses
Average ACT
20
31 responses
AP Enrollment
30%

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Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade D
Median Household Income
$98,933
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,558
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$699,225
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
68%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 22 responses
Poll
77%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 22 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 94 responses
  • Pep rallys
    18%
  • Football game
    17%
  • Clubs
    13%
  • Sport games
    12%
  • Dancea
    10%
  • Choir concerts
    9%
  • Basketball Games
    5%

Students

Diversity
grade C+
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,251
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
80%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 25 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 25 responses
92%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 25 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
22:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$109,726
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.1%
77%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 31 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 31 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 31 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade A minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$13,218 / year
National
$12,239
86%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 35 responses
40%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 35 responses
49%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 35 responses

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