Pleasant Valley Junior High School

3501 Wisconsin Street
Le Claire, IA 52753
(School attendance zone shown in map)
  • Pleasant Valley Junior High School serves 720 students in grades 7-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 92% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 77%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 89% (which is higher than the Iowa state average of 75%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Pleasant Valley Junior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Iowa for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the Iowa state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the Iowa state average of 23%.

Top Placements

Pleasant Valley Junior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in Iowa for:

School Overview

  • Pleasant Valley Junior High School's student population of 720 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students720 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Pleasant Valley Junior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,239 schools in Iowa (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Pleasant Valley Junior High School is 0.35, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.40. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IA)
Overall School Rank#40 out of 1239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
92%
77%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
75%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
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Asian
11%
2%
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Hispanic
5%
11%
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Black
2%
6%
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White
80%
77%
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Two or more races
2%
4%
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Diversity Score0.350.40
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
34%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
7%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePleasant Valley Comm School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, IA Dept. of Education

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