Academic focus and philosophy
|Educational philosophy and approach to learning||
Each Del Valle High School student will graduate with the skills needed to contribute and thrive in a changing world.
We offer state standards based core curriculum classes in Math, Science, Social Sciences and English and electives that includes Digital Photography, Digital Music, Physical Education, Computer Applications, Work Experience Education, Art and Culinary Arts.
|Academic themes / Areas of focus||
General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
|Instructional / curriculum models used||
Advanced placement (AP) courses
Multi-purpose room ("Cafegymatorium")
|Extra learning resources||
Differentiated learning programs
|College preparation resources||
College prep programs/courses during the year
Community college courses
|Special education program details||
Del Valle houses the high school counseling enriched, Special Day Class program. Resource level students with an IEP placement are also part of the school's special education pull-out and push-in program .
|Special education programs||
Special education resource room
|Specialized programs for specific types of special education students||
Emotional behavioral disabilities
Specific learning disabilities
Other health impairment
|Level of special education programming||
Intensive - school offers a full program for many needs and/or offers at least one very comprehensive program for very challenging needs
|English Language Learner program details||
We do not offer a specialize ELL program as our students must achieved an overall score of intermediate or better on the most current California English Language Development Test (CELDT).
|Level of ESL/ELL programming||
Moderate - school consistently offers a full program for particular ESL/ELL needs
How important is cultural diversity?
Learn how cultural diversity can affect your child's education.
|This school||State average|
|Two or more races||2%||3%|
|American Indian/Alaska Native||2%||1%|
|Asian or Pacific Islander||2%||11%|
|Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander||0%||1%|
Attend parent nights
Serve on school improvement team or governance council
|Students typically come from these schools||
Livermore High School
Granada High School
Vineyard Alternative School
|Parent involvement details||
English Language Learner Committee (ELAC), School Site Council (SSC), School Loop
|Approach to addressing and preventing bullying||
Bullying is not acceptable at Del Valle. We stress the importance of respect for yourself and others. If bullying occurs, disciplinary action is taken based on the district secondary discipline guidelines. Bullying can result in behavior intervention/support, suspension, expulsion and police involvement base on the severity of the incident.
Behavioral health specialist
ELL / ESL Coordinator
Librarian / media specialist
Special education coordinator
Teacher aide / assistant teacher
|World languages spoken by staff||
Del Valle has a diverse staff that is dedicated to supporting students at achieving at the highest level.
|Application/ enrollment process details||
Contact the Del Valle Office at 925.606.4709 or Student Services at 925.606.3200. You will need proof of birth, parent/guardian identification, proof of immunizations and proof of residence.
|Ways to enroll/attend this school||
Live in the attendance zone
Apply to the school
Students living in district can apply for transfer
Students living outside district can apply for transfer