West Valley High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,029
College Readiness Index
32.3
Math Proficiency
3.0
Reading Proficiency
3.2
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,073 Students
  • 57 Teachers

West Valley High School
3800 GIEST RD
FAIRBANKS, AK 99709

Phone: (907) 479-4221

District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District

Overview

West Valley High School is ranked 2nd within Alaska. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at West Valley High School is 42 percent. The student body makeup is 49 percent male and 51 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. West Valley High School is 1 of 10 high schools in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares to others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1029
State Rank
#2

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 1,073
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 18%
Full-Time Teachers 57

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in Reading 87%
Proficient in Math 78%
College Readiness Index 32.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Small Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
Receives Title I Funding No

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 10
Total Students 4,505
Proficient in Reading (district average) 76%
Proficient in Math (district average) 57%
College Readiness (district average) 16.3

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