Valley High School

3650 Woodland Ave, West Des Moines, IA 50266 | (515) 633-4000
  • Grades: 10-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,914
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,914 high school students from grades 10-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Vicky Poole
  • Fax: (515) 633-4099
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,914
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 113.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 974 (50.9%)
  • Females: 940 (49.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (3.7%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 170 (8.9%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 241 (12.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Valley High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Valley High School
  Number Percent
10th Grade69736.4%
11th Grade65334.1%
12th Grade56429.5%
Faculty Educational Background (2006-07)
  • Teachers with a Bachelor's Degree: 44%
  • Teachers with a Master's Degree or Higher:56%
Faculty Salary and Experience (2006-2007)
  • Average Teaching Experience: 14 Years
  • Average Salary: $48,813
Teacher Experience by Number of Years
Valley High School Teacher Experience in Years
  Salary Percent
1-5 Years of Teaching Experience$38,28728%
More Than 5 Years of Teaching Experience$52,82372%
Source: IA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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