Valley View High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year [note on school closures TBD].
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1 Columbus Dr
Archbald, PA 18403
Phone
(570) 876-4110
District
VALLEY VIEW SD
County
LACKAWANNA COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
756
Classroom Teachers
54

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Pennsylvania

7

(10 is best)

Better than 69.1% of PA schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Valley View High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

100 80 60 40 20 0
77%
66%
87%
71%
67%
62%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

17.5 15 12.5 10 7.5 5 2.5 0
14
14
14
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade 9 195 25.8%
Grade 10 207 27.4%
Grade 11 170 22.5%
Grade 12 184 24.3%
Total 756 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 91.0% 88.8% 66.6%
Black 2.8% 2.8% 15.5%
Hispanic 5.1% 6.6% 13.2%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.9% 1.6% 4.4%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.2% 0.3%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 30.0% 37.6% 45.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 28.0% 34.8% 43.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.0% 2.8% 2.4%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 17,687 12,801,989
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 644.7 285
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.3% 5.5%
5-19 YEARS OLD 15.8% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.7% 31.3%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 27.3%
65 OR OLDER 22.4% 17.8%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,645 5,053,106
Single Parent Households With Children 10.6% 9.7%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 95.1% 90.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 29.4% 31.4%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 6.1% 13.0%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.7% 15.2%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.9% 13.1%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.0% 17.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 17.6% 17.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 19.5% 13.8%
$15,000 or less 8.1% 10.3%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,254 $19,794,000 58.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $492 $1,181,000 3.5%
Staff $371 $889,000 2.6%
General Administration $205 $492,000 1.4%
School Administration $565 $1,354,000 4.0%
Operation $1,168 $2,800,000 8.2%
Transportation $780 $1,870,000 5.5%
Other $279 $669,000 2.0%
Total Support $3,859 $9,255,000 27.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,101 $5,037,000 14.8%
Total Expenditures $14,214 $34,086,000 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $9,346 $16,077,487,000 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $803 $1,381,005,000 4.2%
Staff $512 $881,127,000 2.7%
General Administration $418 $719,532,000 2.2%
School Administration $711 $1,222,378,000 3.7%
Operation $1,450 $2,494,170,000 7.5%
Transportation $686 $1,180,197,000 3.6%
Other $534 $919,352,000 2.8%
Total Support $5,114 $8,797,761,000 26.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,756 $8,181,559,000 24.7%
Total Expenditures $19,217 $33,056,807,000 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,069 $358,201,987,000 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $716 $36,303,849,544 5.1%
Staff $569 $28,839,133,000 4.1%
General Administration $233 $11,807,269,000 1.7%
School Administration $680 $34,450,660,000 4.8%
Operation $1,094 $55,418,509,000 7.8%
Transportation $494 $25,019,268,456 3.5%
Other $430 $21,796,799,000 3.1%
Total Support $4,216 $213,635,488,000 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,767 $140,198,177,000 19.7%
Total Expenditures $14,052 $712,035,652,000 100.0%