Valencia High School in Placentia, CA - Niche
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Valencia High School
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  • Public
  • PLACENTIA, CA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A
  2. Diversity
    grade A
  3. Teachers
    grade A
  4. College Prep
    grade A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C
  6. Administration
    grade B+
  7. Sports
    grade B
  8. Food
    grade C
  9. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Valencia High School is a top rated, public school located in PLACENTIA, CA. It has 2,628 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 23 to 1. According to state test scores, 44% of students are at least proficient in math and 70% in reading.

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
70%
Percent Proficient - Math
44%
Average Graduation Rate
98%
Average SAT
1330
518 responses
Average ACT
30
171 responses
AP Enrollment
35%

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Living in the Area

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  2. Good for Families
    grade A
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$106,155
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$2,166
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$835,600
National
$281,900

Culture & Safety

Poll
85%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 55 responses
Poll
80%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 55 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 184 responses
  • THE BELL GAME
    23%
  • Prom
    17%
  • Sports
    11%
  • Going to class
    9%
  • Homecoming
    8%
  • Senior Trip to Disneyland
    8%
  • Assemblies
    7%

Students

Diversity
grade A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,628
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
87%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 61 responses
74%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 61 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 61 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
23:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$111,711
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.9%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 78 responses
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 78 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 78 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$12,039 / year
National
$12,239
90%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 81 responses
35%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 81 responses
62%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 81 responses

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