Valentine Elementary School

615 E 5th St
Valentine, NE 69201
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 20%
Serving 274 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Valentine Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in Nebraska for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Nebraska state average of 48%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Nebraska state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 26% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 20% in NE
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valentine Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska for:

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School Overview

Valentine Elementary School's student population of 274 students has grown by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
Total Students
274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
25 teachers
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School Rankings

Valentine Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 902 schools in Nebraska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Valentine Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.55. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NE)
#152 out of 902 schools
(Top 20%)
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55-59%
46%
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65-69%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
12:1
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American Indian
14%
1%
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Asian
1%
3%
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Hispanic
4%
21%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
74%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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0.43
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
8%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valentine Elementary School's ranking?
Valentine Elementary School is ranked #152 out of 902 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in Nebraska.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NE state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 48% NE state average).
How many students attend Valentine Elementary School?
274 students attend Valentine Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of Valentine Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are American Indian, 7% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valentine Elementary School?
Valentine Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is lower than the Nebraska state average of 12:1.
What grades does Valentine Elementary School offer ?
Valentine Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4
What school district is Valentine Elementary School part of?
Valentine Elementary School is part of Valentine Community Schools School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 274 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 26%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 55-59% (Top 30%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NE Dept. of Education

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