Mountain Valley School

403 Pitkin Avenue
Saguache, CO 81149
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Mountain Valley School serves 185 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Mountain Valley School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Colorado for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤10% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 33%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Colorado state average of 47%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Colorado state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Colorado state average of 48% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50% in CO)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Mountain Valley School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Colorado for:

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School Overview

Mountain Valley School's student population of 185 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students
185 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Mountain Valley School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,734 schools in Colorado (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Mountain Valley School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (CO)
Overall Testing Rank
#1448 out of 1734 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≤10%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
21-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
2%
3%
Hispanic
19%
35%
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Black
2%
4%
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White
70%
52%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.47
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Graduation Rate
≥50%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
51%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Mountain Valley School's ranking?
Mountain Valley School is ranked #1448 out of 1,734 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Colorado.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤10% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 33% CO state average), while 21-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% CO state average).
What is the graduation rate of Mountain Valley School?
The graduation rate of Mountain Valley School is 50%, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 81%.
How many students attend Mountain Valley School?
185 students attend Mountain Valley School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Mountain Valley School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Mountain Valley School?
Mountain Valley School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Colorado state average of 15:1.
What grades does Mountain Valley School offer ?
Mountain Valley School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12
What school district is Mountain Valley School part of?
Mountain Valley School is part of Mountain Valley School District No. Re 1.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 185 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 30%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥50% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≤10% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), CO Dept. of Education

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