West Valley High School

3401 West Mustang Way, Hemet, CA 92545 | (951) 765-1600
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,896
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details
  • Hemet Unified School District
  • Per-Pupil Spending: $8,845
  • Graduation Rate: 79.2%
  • Dropout Rate: 4.7%
  • Students Per Teacher: 23.1
  • Enrolled Students: 22,083

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,896
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 74.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 25.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 979 (51.6%)
  • Females: 917 (48.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 319 (16.8%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 955 (50.4%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 1,274 (67.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Valley High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian170.9%
Black19710.4%
Asian794.2%
Hispanic87946.4%
White67635.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Valley High School
  Number Percent
Kindergarten231.2%
8th Grade10.05%
9th Grade51627.2%
10th Grade51427.1%
11th Grade44723.6%
12th Grade39520.8%
Graduates Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.4%
District:
83.0%
State:
78.6%
Teacher Education Background (2009)
Percent With Master's Degree
School:
26.1%
District:
35.2%
Percent With Bachelor's Degree
School:
17.4%
District:
3.8%
Teacher Credentials & Experience (2009)
Percent of Teachers With Emergency Credentials: 4.9%
Percent of Teachers With Credentials: 90.2%
Number of Certificated Staff: 92.0
Average Number of Years of Teacher Experience: 12.8
Average Age
School:
42.0
District:
44.8
Source: CA Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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How is this determined?
The overall school rating shows that West Valley High School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on CST state exams in the following subjects:
  • CST Algebra I
  • CST Algebra II
  • CST Biology
  • CST Chemistry
  • CST Earth Science
  • CST English-Language Arts
  • CST General Mathematics
  • CST Geometry
  • CST Integrated Math 1
  • CST Integrated Math 2
  • CST Physics
  • CST Science
  • CST Summative High School Math
  • CST U.S. History
  • CST World History
AYP Results (2010)
Overall AYP Met: No
ELA AYP Met: No
Math AYP Met: No
Program Improvement (PI) Requirement Under NCLB (2010)
First Year PI Requirement was Implemented: 2004-2005
School's Placement Under NCLB: Year 5
ACT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking ACT Exam: 7.1%
Average Combined Score: 20.6
Percent Scoring At or Above 21: 45.7%
SAT Exam Results (2009)
Percent of Students Taking SAT Exam: 33.5%
Average Combined Score: 1,391.1
Critical Reading Average: 468.5
Math Average: 458.3
Writing Average: 464.3
Percent Scoring At or Above 1500: 34.3%

CST - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 9 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201018.0%21.0%22.0%
200911.0%15.0%21.0%
20088.0%20.0%18.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201079.0%73.0%69.0%
200971.0%68.0%65.0%
200865.0%69.0%66.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201034.0%44.0%55.0%
200953.0%52.0%51.0%
200857.0%53.0%52.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201013.0%22.0%35.0%
200914.0%20.0%29.0%
200818.0%23.0%31.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201053.0%55.0%54.0%
200945.0%48.0%50.0%
200847.0%50.0%49.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
201019.0%39.0%46.0%
200933.0%31.0%47.0%
200818.0%30.0%43.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200810.0%11.0%18.0%
 

Grade 10 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201014.0%9.0%12.0%
20098.0%6.0%11.0%
20082.0%3.0%9.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201040.0%41.0%40.0%
200930.0%40.0%37.0%
200827.0%45.0%36.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201023.0%26.0%38.0%
200917.0%23.0%34.0%
200823.0%22.0%35.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201033.0%34.0%47.0%
200925.0%32.0%44.0%
200835.0%37.0%41.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201013.0%27.0%29.0%
200927.0%19.0%23.0%
200827.0%27.0%23.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201040.0%42.0%45.0%
200940.0%43.0%44.0%
200842.0%40.0%41.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20102.0%7.0%14.0%
20091.0%6.0%14.0%
20089.0%6.0%12.0%
 
CST Science Test
201039.0%40.0%46.0%
200939.0%40.0%44.0%
200842.0%38.0%40.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201064.0%50.0%75.0%
200975.0%76.0%71.0%
200856.0%56.0%68.0%
 
CST World History Test
201045.0%34.0%42.0%
200940.0%32.0%38.0%
200839.0%30.0%33.0%
 
CST Integrated Math 2 Test
200921.0%33.0%31.0%
 

Grade 11 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201024.0%14.0%8.0%
20095.0%3.0%8.0%
20084.0%3.0%5.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201014.0%20.0%14.0%
200912.0%12.0%12.0%
200815.0%26.0%11.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201055.0%42.0%46.0%
200957.0%45.0%41.0%
200851.0%52.0%39.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201010.0%23.0%30.0%
200921.0%20.0%27.0%
200818.0%23.0%25.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201012.0%23.0%32.0%
200919.0%17.0%26.0%
200821.0%23.0%28.0%
 
CST English-Language Arts Test
201045.0%41.0%42.0%
200946.0%36.0%40.0%
200837.0%35.0%37.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20104.0%3.0%6.0%
20095.0%3.0%7.0%
20082.0%2.0%6.0%
 
CST Integrated Math 2 Test
201018.0%18.0%19.0%
200921.0%23.0%15.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201054.0%55.0%53.0%
200957.0%58.0%50.0%
200850.0%62.0%47.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201035.0%50.0%50.0%
200934.0%46.0%47.0%
200832.0%43.0%43.0%
 
CST U.S. History Test
201047.0%38.0%45.0%
200952.0%37.0%44.0%
200838.0%38.0%38.0%
 
CST Integrated Math 1 Test
200913.0%7.0%9.0%
 
CST World History Test
200827.0%23.0%9.0%
 

End of Course - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
CST Algebra I Test
201017.0%24.0%31.0%
200910.0%19.0%28.0%
20085.0%17.0%25.0%
 
CST Algebra II Test
201036.0%33.0%31.0%
200927.0%29.0%28.0%
200823.0%36.0%27.0%
 
CST Biology Test
201034.0%36.0%46.0%
200936.0%35.0%42.0%
200839.0%36.0%42.0%
 
CST Chemistry Test
201026.0%30.0%38.0%
200924.0%28.0%36.0%
200825.0%31.0%32.0%
 
CST Earth Science Test
201013.0%23.0%33.0%
200916.0%19.0%28.0%
200819.0%23.0%28.0%
 
CST Geometry Test
20106.0%16.0%27.0%
200912.0%14.0%26.0%
200810.0%14.0%24.0%
 
CST Integrated Math 2 Test
201017.0%19.0%27.0%
200921.0%26.0%25.0%
 
CST Physics Test
201056.0%57.0%49.0%
200957.0%59.0%46.0%
200848.0%60.0%43.0%
 
CST Summative High School Math Test
201041.0%50.0%54.0%
200941.0%50.0%50.0%
200835.0%45.0%47.0%
 
CST World History Test
201045.0%33.0%41.0%
200940.0%32.0%38.0%
200839.0%30.0%33.0%
 
CST Integrated Math 1 Test
200913.0%7.0%11.0%
 
CST General Mathematics Test
200810.0%9.0%27.0%
 
Source: CA Department of Education 2009-2010

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