Valley Elementary School

Tel: (304)442-2321
Grades: PK-5

387 students

Valley Elementary School serves 387 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the WV average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 12% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 8%.
Valley Elementary School operates within the Fayette County s School District.

Overview

The student population of 387 students has grown by 11% over five years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 387 students
Valley Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 26 teachers
Valley Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Valley Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.22 is less than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (WV) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Valley Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
1%
1%
Valley Elementary School Asian (1990-2012)
Hispanic
n/a
1%
Valley Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
8%
5%
Valley Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
88%
92%
Valley Elementary School White (1990-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Valley Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Valley 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.
0.22 0.30
Valley Elementary School Diversity Score (1990-2012)
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.
56%
45%
Valley 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.
11%
8%
Valley Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (1999-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,874 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Fayette County s School District
Number of Schools
Managed
20
12
Number of Students Managed 6,874 3,727
Fayette County s School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $67 MM $44 MM
Fayette County s School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $79 MM $44 MM
Fayette County s School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $9,814 $11,815
Fayette County s School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $11,581 $11,723
Fayette County s School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Valley High School (0.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Valley High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Valley High School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Smithers Valley High School
    Greyhound Ln
    Smithers , WV , 25186
    (304)442-8284
    0.1  mi  |  546  students  |  Gr.  6-12
  • Pratt Pratt Elementary School
    Center And Stark St
    Pratt , WV , 25162
    (304)949-4838
    4.8  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Gauley Bridge Gauley Bridge Elementary School
    Walnut And Jackson
    Gauley Bridge , WV , 25085
    (304)632-2661
    6.2  mi  |  175  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cedar Grove Cedar Grove Elementary School
    John St
    Cedar Grove , WV , 25039
    (304)949-1642
    6.9  mi  |  323  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • Cedar Grove Cedar Grove Middle School
    John St
    Cedar Grove , WV , 25039
    (304)949-1642
    6.9  mi  |  192  students  |  Gr.  6-8

School Reviews

  • Recommended January 25, 2011 - I do not recommend this school to anyone. The teachers are pathetic and so is the principal. There is no parent involvement because they dont want you in the school to see how they mistreat your child. There are no field trips or class parties. It is run more like a military school rather than a elementry. Bottom line is overcrowded, unqualified teachers, miserable enviroment!!! - Posted by Parent

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Fayette County, WV 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 0.26, which is lower than the West Virginia average of 0.3. The most diverse school district in Fayette County is Fayette County School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in West Virginia or national school diversity statistics.