Valentine Community Schools School District

431 N Green St
Valentine, NE 69201-1969
(District boundaries shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Valentine Community Schools School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in Nebraska for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 645 students in Valentine Community Schools School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in Nebraska.
Public Schools in Valentine Community Schools School District have an average math proficiency score of 55% (versus the Nebraska public school average of 46%), and reading proficiency score of 55% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is less than the Nebraska public school average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NE)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,084 Schools
# Students
645 Students
327,576 Students
# Teachers
65 Teachers
24,241 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Valentine Community Schools School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 245 school districts in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 80-89% has decreased from 90% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NE)
Overall District Rank
#74 out of 246 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Valentine Community Schools  School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valentine Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valentine Community Schools  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Graduation Rate
80-89%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Valentine Community Schools  School District and public school graduation rate of NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.43
0.55
# American Indian Students
70 Students
4,360 Students
% American Indian Students
11%
1%
# Asian Students
3 Students
9,615 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
3%
# Hispanic Students
29 Students
67,064 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
21%
# Black Students
3 Students
21,528 Students
% Black Students
n/a
7%
# White Students
481 Students
210,051 Students
% White Students
75%
64%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
529 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
59 Students
14,429 Students
% of Two or more races Students
9%
4%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
68
19,011
# Students in K Grade:
48
23,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
47
22,974
# Students in 2nd Grade:
49
23,231
# Students in 3rd Grade:
39
22,946
# Students in 4th Grade:
41
23,093
# Students in 5th Grade:
39
22,974
# Students in 6th Grade:
43
23,704
# Students in 7th Grade:
39
24,278
# Students in 8th Grade:
36
24,345
# Students in 9th Grade:
41
23,686
# Students in 10th Grade:
43
24,328
# Students in 11th Grade:
55
24,010
# Students in 12th Grade:
57
25,596
# Ungraded Students:
-
-

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $17,741 in this school district is less than the state median of $20,994. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $18,281 is less than the state median of $20,151. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NE)
Total Revenue
$11 MM
$8 MM
This chart display total revenue of Valentine Community Schools  School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$12 MM
$7 MM
This chart display total spending of Valentine Community Schools  School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$17,741
$20,994
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Valentine Community Schools  School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$18,281
$20,151
This chart display average spending per public school student in Valentine Community Schools  School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NE by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Valentine Community Schools School District Public Schools (2024)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Valentine Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
615 E 5th St
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 376-3237
Grades: PK-4
| 274 students
Rank: #22.
Valentine Middle School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
239 N Wood
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 376-3367
Grades: 5-8
| 156 students
Rank: #33.
Valentine High School
Math: 40-49% | Reading: 40-49%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
431 N Green St
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 376-1780
Grades: 9-12
| 196 students
Rank: n/an/a
Cutcomb Lake School
30 Miles S Of Nenzel Nebraska,
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 823-4208
Grades: PK-8
| 4 students
Rank: n/an/a
Simeon School
431 N Green St
Valentine, NE 69201
(402) 376-3367
Grades: PK-8
| 15 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Valentine Community Schools School District?
Valentine Community Schools School District manages 5 public schools serving 645 students.
What is the rank of Valentine Community Schools School District?
Valentine Community Schools School District is ranked #65 out of 245 school districts in Nebraska (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of Nebraska school districts for: Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Valentine Community Schools School District?
75% of Valentine Community Schools School District students are White, 11% of students are American Indian, 9% of students are Two or more races, and 5% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Valentine Community Schools School District?
Valentine Community Schools School District has a student/teacher ratio of 10:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 14:1.
What is Valentine Community Schools School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $18,281 is less than the state median of $20,151. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 645 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-89% (Top 50% in NE)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 55% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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