Valentine Elementary School

  • Valentine Elementary School serves 586 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 93% (which is higher than the California state average of 38%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 95% (which is higher than the California state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Valentine Elementary School placed in the top 1% of all schools in California for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 is equal to the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the California state average of 77%.

Top Placements

Valentine Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in California for:

School Overview

  • Valentine Elementary School's student population of 586 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2015)
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students586 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valentine Elementary School is ranked within the top 1% of all 9,584 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 23:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valentine Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#10 out of 9584 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
38%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio23:123:1
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Asian
54%
12%
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Hispanic
4%
54%
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Black
n/a
5%
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White
29%
23%
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Two or more races
13%
4%
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Diversity Score0.610.64
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Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
53%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSan Marino Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

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