Rural Vale Elementary School

395 Daugherty Springs,

Tellico Plains, TN, 37385-5604

Tel: (423)253-3551
Grades: KG-8

286 students

Rural Vale Elementary School serves 286 students in grades KG-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the TN average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 34%.
Rural Vale Elementary School operates within the Monroe County School District.

Overview

The student population of 286 students has declined by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 286 students
Rural Vale Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Rural Vale Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rural Vale Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (TN) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 18:1 15:1
Rural Vale Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
2%
Rural Vale Elementary School Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
7%
Black
n/a
24%
Rural Vale Elementary School Black (1998-2010)
White
98%
66%
Rural Vale Elementary School White (1988-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rural Vale Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rural Vale 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 0.69
Rural Vale Elementary School Diversity Score (1997-2012)
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.
55%
48%
Rural Vale Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (2007-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Rural Vale Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2007-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,595 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Monroe County School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
8
Number of Students Managed 5,595 3,353
Monroe County School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $56 MM $28 MM
District Spending $57 MM $28 MM
Monroe County School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,946 $8,477
Monroe County School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $10,206 $8,379
Monroe County School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, TN Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Tellico Plains High School (4.8 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Tellico Plains Junior High School (5.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Tellico Plains Elementary School (5.5 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Tellico Plains Tellico Plains High School
    9180 Hwy 68
    Tellico Plains , TN , 37385
    (423)253-2550
    4.8  mi  |  441  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Tellico Plains Tellico Plains Junior High School
    120 Old High School
    Tellico Plains , TN , 37385
    (423)253-2250
    5.4  mi  |  284  students  |  Gr.  5-8
  • Tellico Plains Tellico Plains Elementary School
    121 Old High School
    Tellico Plains , TN , 37385
    (423)253-2626
    5.5  mi  |  373  students  |  Gr.  PK-4
  • Tellico Plains Coker Creek Elementary School
    130 Ruritan
    Tellico Plains , TN , 37385
    (423)261-2241
    6.6  mi  |  124  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Englewood Central High School
    145 Co 461 Rd
    Englewood , TN , 37329
    (423)336-2974
    8  mi  |  772  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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  • Recommended July 27, 2012 - i would deffenently reccomend this school. the teachers and staff are great. my child has epelepsy and they are very great with her. - Posted by Parent

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Monroe County, TN public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.52, which is lower than the Tennessee average of 0.69. The most diverse school district in Monroe County is Monroe County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in Tennessee or national school diversity statistics.