Valley Senior High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#2,121
College Readiness Index
16.7
Math Proficiency
2.6
Reading Proficiency
2.8
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 652 Students
  • 35 Teachers

Valley Senior High School
703 STEVENSON BLVD
NEW KENSINGTON, PA 15068

Phone: (724) 337-4536

District: New Kensington-Arnold School District

Overview

Valley Senior High School is ranked 63rd within Pennsylvania. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Valley Senior High School is 29 percent. The student body makeup is 51 percent male and 49 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 32 percent. Valley Senior High School is the only high school in the New Kensington-Arnold School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#2121
State Rank
#63

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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 652
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 32%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 51%
Full-Time Teachers 35

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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 64%
Proficient in Math 58%
College Readiness Index 16.7

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

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

District

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

Total Schools 1
Total Students 652
Proficient in Reading (district average) 64%
Proficient in Math (district average) 58%
College Readiness (district average) 16.7

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