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

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West Valley High School is an above average, public school located in Yakima, WA. It has 1,182 students in grades 10-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 46% of students are at least proficient in math and 69% in reading.

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9800 Zier Rd
Yakima, WA 98908
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
69%
Percent Proficient - Math
46%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1190
206 responses
Average ACT
26
32 responses
AP Enrollment
8%

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Living in the Area

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
Median Household Income
$70,227
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$894
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$215,900
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade C+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
94%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 16 responses
Poll
88%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 16 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 65 responses
  • Pep assemblies
    20%
  • Spirit week
    18%
  • Touch of class
    15%
  • Mr. West Valley
    9%
  • Open mic night
    8%
  • Blood drives
    6%
  • Football and Basketball Games
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,182
Free or Reduced Lunch
39%
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 19 responses
84%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 19 responses
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 19 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$63,525
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.4%
61%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 23 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 23 responses
91%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 23 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade B minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$10,889 / year
National
$12,239
83%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 24 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 24 responses
75%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 24 responses

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