Valley High School in Gilcrest, CO - Niche

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Valley High School is a public school in Gilcrest, Colorado. It has 533 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 34% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 82 reviews written and they have been mixed.

P O Box 156
Gilcrest, CO 80623
(970) 737-2494

Ratings and Reviews
3.4 from 82 reviews
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    • 1
    Overall Experience: This school system is corrupt. The teachers tend to play favorites to the kids whose parents have money. The system isn' the greatest either.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at this school are very in tune with what is happening at the school. They like to do fun experiments whether it's in math class or history, and, for the most part, they make every day exciting and fun.
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    • 3
    Health & Safety: For the most part, the school is pretty top notch with the safety policies. Bullying isn't allowed whatsoever and tobacco products are a huge no no.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Food: The food services available at this school was pretty moderate. There was a snack bar after lunch was served to the students where you could purchase things such as powerade, snack bars, or even small bags of chips.
    • Niche User
    • 4
    Administration & Policies: The counselors are extremely helpful at this school. They go above and beyond to make sure you feel comfortable and safe and ready for whatever life throws at you. The policies were occasionally over excessive but for the most part they were reasonable and understandable.

Academics Read more about this school's academics

Nearby Schools

Niche Grade Name Type
2.33 Gilcrest Elementary School Public
2.66 Knowledge Quest Academy Public, Charter
2.33 South Valley Middle School Public
2.66 Milliken Middle School Public
2.66 Platteville Elementary School Public
2.66 Pete Mirich Elementary School Public
2.66 Milliken Elementary School Public
2.00 North Valley Middle School Public
2.33 Heiman Elementary School Public
Trinity Lutheran School Private, Religious
2.66 Chappelow K-8 Magnet School Public, Magnet
2.33 Dos Rios Elementary School Public
3.33 Frontier Charter Academy Public, Charter
2.00 Centennial Elementary School Public
Innovative Connections High School Public
Centennial Boces High School Public, Alternative
2.66 West Ridge Academy Public, Charter
2.66 Monfort Elementary School Public
3.00 Union Colony Preparatory School Public, Charter
2.00 Greeley West High School Public
2.00 Brentwood Middle School Public
3.33 University Schools Public, Charter
2.33 Union Colony Elementary School Public, Charter
2.66 Meeker Elementary School Public
1.66 Dayspring Christian Academy Private, Religious
2.00 John Evans Middle School Public
2.33 Jackson Elementary School Public
2.66 Pioneer Ridge Elementary School Public
St. Mary Catholic School Private, Religious
2.66 Scott Elementary School Public
3.00 McAuliffe Elementary School Public
2.66 Shawsheen Elementary School Public
2.33 Roosevelt High School Public
2.00 Heath Middle School Public
2.00 Franklin Middle School Public
2.66 Greeley Central High School Public
2.33 Maplewood Elementary School Public
2.66 Letford Elementary School Public
Cameron School Public, Alternative

Comparable Schools

Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
3.00 Union Colony Preparatory School 8 mi. 493
1.66 Jefferson High School 11 mi. 407
1.33 Fort Lupton High School 15 mi. 591
3.00 Mead High School 13 mi. 776
2.66 Eaton High School 17 mi. 501

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity


Female 47%
Male 52%

Student Diversity

Valley High School United States Eaton High School Fort Lupton High School Jefferson High School Mead High School Union Colony Preparatory School
Hispanic 50.0% 25.0% 21.0% 70.0% 78.0% 18.0% 34.0%
White 46.0% 51.0% 75.0% 27.0% 17.0% 78.0% 59.0%
African American 0% 15.0% 0% 0% 1.0% 0% 1.0%
Asian 0% 4.8% 0% 0% 0% 2.0% 2.0%
Multiracial 0% 2.8% 1.0% 1.0% 1.0% 0% 0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0% 0% 0% 0% 1.0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%


Grade 9 25.9%
Grade 10 22.3%
Grade 11 21.8%
Grade 12 30.0%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 7 responses

  • 86% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 0% No