Valley Springs Elementary School

Valley Springs Elementary School serves 426 students in grades PK-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the AR average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 36%.
Valley Springs Elementary School operates within the Valley Springs School District.

Overview

The student population of 426 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-4
Total Students 426 students
Valley Springs Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 48% Male / 52%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Valley Springs Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Springs Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (AR) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Valley Springs Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
n/a
10%
Valley Springs Elementary School Hispanic (2003-2011)
Black
n/a
22%
Valley Springs Elementary School Black (1998-2011)
White
98%
64%
Valley Springs Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Springs Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Valley Springs Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.04 0.72
Valley Springs Elementary School Diversity Score (1996-2012)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
38%
52%
Valley Springs Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1990-2012)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
12%
9%
Valley Springs Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 1,001 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Valley Springs School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 1,001 862
Valley Springs   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $9 MM n/a
Valley Springs   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $10 MM n/a
Valley Springs   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $8,889 $0
Valley Springs   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,338 $0
Valley Springs   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, AR Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley Springs High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley Springs Middle School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Western Grove Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Valley Springs Valley Springs High School
    7349 School St
    Valley Springs , AR , 72682
    (870)429-8100
    0  mi  |  278  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Valley Springs Valley Springs Middle School
    7349 School St
    Valley Springs , AR , 72682
    (870)429-8100
    0  mi  |  297  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Western Grove Western Grove Elementary School
    300 School St
    Western Grove , AR , 72685
    (870)429-5215
    4.6  mi  |  125  students  |  Gr.  KG-6
  • Western Grove Western Grove High School
    300 School St
    Western Grove , AR , 72685
    (870)429-5215
    4.6  mi  |  112  students  |  Gr.  7-12
  • Harrison North Ark College Secondary Center
    Vocational School
    1515 Pioneer Dr
    Harrison , AR , 72601
    (870)391-3513
    Vocational School
    7  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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