Valentine Elementary School

  • Valentine Elementary School serves 222 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 69%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 51%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 34%.

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School Overview

  • Valentine Elementary School's student population of 222 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students222 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valentine Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valentine Elementary School is 0.44, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.29. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NE)
Overall School Rank#292 out of 918 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-74%
51%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
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American Indian
8%
1%
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Hispanic
5%
19%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
73%
66%
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Two or more races
14%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valentine Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NE.
Diversity Score0.440.29
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
35%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
8%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValentine Community s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NE Dept. of Education

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