Valley Head High School



Valley Head High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Head High School Students by Grade
PK 18
K 30
1 27
2 19
3 31
4 33
5 30
6 33
7 43
8 44
9 38
10 51
11 47
12 38

Valley Head High School is a public elementary school located in Valley Head, AL in the Dekalb County School District. It enrolls 482 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Head High School is the 404th largest public school in Alabama and the 23,666th largest nationally. It has 13.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 482
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 35
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 23,666th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 404th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 41st out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 228th out of 782

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Valley Head High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 256
(53%)
4,370
(52%)
 Female 226
(47%)
4,071
(48%)

Valley Head High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 291
(60%)
4,890
(58%)
 Hispanic 145
(30%)
2,269
(27%)
 American Indian 37
(8%)
1,137
(13%)
 Black 5
(1%)
79
(1%)
 Two or More 4
(1%)
56
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
10
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Head High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 346
(72%)
4,647
(55%)
 Not Eligible 90
(19%)
3,335
(40%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 46
(10%)
459
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Valley Head High School is ranked 145th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Head High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (81.3%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.9%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Valley Head High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 531
2006 503
2007 522
2008 524
2009 509
2010 509
2011 512
2012 508
2013 492
2014 469
2015 482

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 14
2006 14.2
2007 13.5
2008 13.1
2009 11.4
2010 N/A
2011 10
2012 10.2
2013 8.3
2014 14.7
2015 13.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.65725047080979
2006 0.65009940357853
2007 0.68582375478927
2008 0.73854961832061
2009 0.78978388998035
2010 0.80746561886051
2011 0.814453125
2012 0.81496062992126
2013 0.79674796747967
2014 0.82089552238806
2015 0.81327800829876

Compare Valley Head High School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 81.3%
 

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