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9-12 & Ungraded
Public district
Las Vegas, NV
Students enrolled: 2,897

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2839 South Burnham Ave
Las Vegas, NV 89109

(702) 799-5450
(702) 799-1074
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October 17, 2013
Great Wonderful School . I graduated in 2012 & I'm now in college at Harvard. I recommend all kids to go here and they will make it further then any other magnet or public school . Parents will not regret there choice

- submitted by a community member
no rating
October 18, 2010
Valley High School is an institution unlike any other around, with the options for International Baccaloriate program, and the Hospitality and Tourisn program. these two programs are unlike any other programs available to other inner city schools, and should be the frist options when looking for in a schools curriculum. Valley is freshly remodled, with ample science, anatomy, physics, chemistry and bio-chemistry, and the teachers are extremely knowledgable in their arrias of expertise. Having been a student at Valley I would STRONGLY reccomend this school to any parrent who is looking for top-notch quality intstruction in the classroom. If you or your child has no interests in these subjects, there also other fantastic clubs for your child to become involved with, such as robotics(placed first in first two years), Auto-shop(qualified teacher who introduces hands on learning approach rather than strictly text based), band and orchestra, art, and even a marriachi guitar class for thoes who wish to learn.

- submitted by a parent

October 09, 2010
I went there and so did my three kids. It's an inter-city school that has two major programs. The Travel & Hospitalty and the International Baccalaureate Program.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
October 09, 2010
This is a inter city school who meets the needs of many low income students. Wonderful music department, IB School and needs funding to continue to educate those from lower income and a dynamic group of kids with limited advantages...They have a great bunch of teachers and administrative staff that needs your help. Give them a chance to become successful so they can help others help themselves.

- submitted by a community member

June 14, 2010
I graduated Valley HS in June of 2010. We are a "high achieving exemplary turnaround school" which is nationally recognized. Being apart of the Hospitality and Tourism program, I got hands on experience in the working world, and learned how to present myself in an orderly manner. The other students in H&T are so kind and I get to have classes with the zone and IB kids as well. The one thing that seperates Valley from the rest of the schools is our diversity. When I saw the other schools I noticed that cliques between ethinicities would be common; not at Valley. In addition, the principal gets involved in what is happening with the students. He tells us each day "You are smart! You are the best! You will pass the ultimate test!" We have become just that!

- submitted by a student

November 05, 2009
wonderful learning enviorment and great magnet program

- submitted by a student
no rating
November 04, 2009
Valley High has tons of school spirit and is able to do amazing things for a little funding.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 15, 2009
I work at Valley in the IB magnet program. The staff are highly qualified and excel in teaching students advanced academics. Our athletics teams shine in our division and the coaches do an excellent job of teaching more than just the sport. The administration and teachers have worked hard to help students pass the state proficiency and graduate on time. We have several state of the art computer labs and the teachers are well equipped with the technology they need. The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism has connection throughout the city and offers internships and real life connections in a city thriving on tourism. The students in the IB program face a rigorous college prep program with many students attending Ivy League schools. The school population is diverse. Fighting/violence is rare. The building is one of the oldest schools in Las Vegas and is currently undergoing renovation.

- submitted by a teacher

January 07, 2009
Valley High School is one of the oldest and overlooked schools in the Clark County District. The academic programs and extracurricular activities are well maintained. GOOO VIKINGGGSS! YOU ARE THE BEST!

- submitted by a student

April 18, 2008
Valley High School is by far the most spirited and well educated school in Clark County.

- submitted by a teacher

December 12, 2007
This school offers a lot of programs to educate the young leaders of america.

- submitted by a student

October 08, 2005
Throughout the latter part of my time expenditure at Valley High School, I noticed not all students are academically-motivated, nor are they very well-mannered -- yet, despite this rundown of 'cons,' the school remains at the top of my list because of its excellent staff, clean environment and caring principal.

- submitted by a student

August 05, 2005
I'm proud that my children attend Valley HS. Both teachers & faculty are fantastic! I've found that they teach the students 'HOW' to learn. Sounds strange I know, but many students were never actually taught HOW to study, HOW to prepare for tests, HOW to take proper notes, etc... I DO NOT now & NEVER will go by stats when comparing schools nationwide. There are far too many factors, which are not taken into consideration when these stats are compiled. Valley HS is in a transient city, Las Vegas, NV. It's not a small town in upstate NY nor is it a large city such as Chicago, where families have lived for 50+ years. Valley teaches students from all over the world---literally. Teachers & faculty give students the confidence needed to work to the best of their ability & to excel beyond their expectations. -A. Leonaggeo

- submitted by a teacher

July 23, 2005
Vlley high school is the best school in Las Vegas that any child can attend. the teachers truly care about thier students and are all qualified to teach, the school is rich with history and it has achieved many accomplishments. Just this year the football team made it to the semifinals beating and the men's and women's basketball teams both made it to the finals. Valley's basketball team are the regional champs and all the other teams were fantastic too. The band recieved excellent ratings and even took first place at one of their competitions. The winterguard took second place at 2 competitions and first at 5 including championships. The orchestra and choir got spectacular ratings at festival also. Not only is Home to magnet programs, Valley has produced a greater number of college bound kids than other schools. Many kids go to the top schools in the world. Valley's the best.

- submitted by a student

July 21, 2005
Valley is the best school in clark county school district. I recently visited valley and saw all the new things they have aquired including a new theatre new parking lots,and a new turf training football field, they must be doin good in the funding department.the eachers and staff are also great, including the students and parents who were there.

- submitted by a teacher

July 25, 2004
This is a good school the magnet programs are great and so is team action. I am going into team action this year and I can't wait. I have heard nothing but good things about the program and I can't wait to see for myself.

- submitted by a student

May 05, 2004
I m proud that my children attend Valley HS. The teachers & faculty both are fantastic! I ve found that they teach the students how to learn. Sounds strange I know, but very many students were never actually taught how to study, how to prepare for tests, how to take proper notes, etc.. I do not now & never will go by stats when comparing schools nationwide. There are far too many factors, which is not taken into consideration when these stats are compiled. Valley HS is in a transient city, Las Vegas, NV. It s not a small town in upstate NY nor is it a large city such as Chicago, Il.l where families have lived for 50+ years. Valley teaches students from all over the world--literally. Teachers & faculty give students the confidence needed to work to the best of their ability & to excel beyond their expectations.

- submitted by a parent

April 26, 2004
Valley High School is very low on my list of high schools. It is very under funded, with a below par teaching staff!

- submitted by a parent

March 19, 2004
Valley is the best high school in the entire country! Go Vikings! Valley students are the future leaders of America!

- submitted by a student

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Valley High School
2839 South Burnham Ave, Las Vegas, NV  89109
(702) 799-5450
Last modified Valley High School is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Valley High School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 28 reviews. Top