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Del Valle High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,270 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 188 reviews written and they have been mixed.

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On Teachers: Many teachers are pretty traditional but some incorporate the use of technology in order to increase work being done in class. Teachers are always there to tutor during any free time they have and make time when certain students withore need of help ask for help.

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On Administration & Policies: The punishments are average and reasonable depending on what we're being punished for.

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On Health & Safety: There's always someone monitoring the school cameras and we have security guards in and outside of the school making sure no trouble is being caused.

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On Food: Varieties of different cultured food depending on days of the week. A salad and light food line is available for those who are healthy and average American food in 2 lines.

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On Overall Experience: It's nothing different than any other high school. The point is to learn and it doesn't matter how fun it is.

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Del Valle High School is a public school in Austin, TX. It has 2,270 students in grades 9-12. Students score average on state standardized tests. There have been 188 reviews written and they have been mixed.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

98%

Test Performance

43
Del Valle High School performed better than 43% of other schools on Texas math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1440

Based on 20 students surveyed
Math
500
Verbal
480
Writing
460

ACT:
21

Based on 10 students surveyed
Math
21
English
20
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 12 responses

  • 60% Some of the students
  • 7% Staff
  • 7% Athletics
  • 7% Crazy bell schedule that makes no sense
  • 7% Interesting Teacher
  • 7% Great classes and Electives
  • 7% The arts

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 11 responses

  • 45% Be ready for chaos
  • 18% Follow the the rules and beware of drama
  • 9% Be ready for athletes running in the halls
  • 9% Stay away from the bad people.
  • 9% We have lots of Hispanics here
  • 9% Crazy bell schedule that makes no sense

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 10 responses

  • 50% The students are disrespectful
  • 21% The administration
  • 14% Rules such as getting in trouble for using the RR
  • 7% Unorganized Schedules
  • 7% Communication

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 40% Yes
  • 40% Not sure.
  • 20% No

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 12 responses

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 11 responses

  • 89% The ever changing rules
  • 11% The only Del Valle ISD

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
51.2%
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Female
48.8%
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Racial Diversity

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Hispanic
77.2%
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African American
13.8%
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White
6.4%
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Multiracial
1.5%
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Asian
0.8%
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Native American
0.2%
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Pacific Islander
0.0%