Valle Crucis Elementary School

Tel: (828)963-4712
  • Valle Crucis Elementary School serves 346 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 51% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 59% (which is higher than the North Carolina state average of 47%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Valle Crucis Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in North Carolina for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the North Carolina state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the North Carolina state average of 50%.
  • Valle Crucis Elementary School operates within the Watauga County s School District.

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School Overview

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School's student population of 346 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students346 students
Valle Crucis Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Valle Crucis Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
Valle Crucis Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeValle Crucis Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valle Crucis Elementary School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.46. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NC)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
47%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Valle Crucis Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Hispanic
11%
16%
Valle Crucis Elementary School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
n/a
26%
Valle Crucis Elementary School Black Students (1991-2014)
White
85%
50%
Valle Crucis Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Valle Crucis Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsValle Crucis Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNC All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.270.46
Valle Crucis Elementary School Diversity Score (1992-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
52%
Valle Crucis Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
Valle Crucis Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Valle Crucis Elementary School is Watauga County s School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 272 school districts in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Watauga County s School District's student population of 4,402 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $11,384 is higher than the state average of $8,969. The district revenue/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $10,883 is higher than the state average of $8,766. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    School District NameWatauga County s School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    1
    Number of Students Managed4,402870
    Watauga County s School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    56%
    47%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    61%
    47%
    District Total Revenue$52 MM$8 MM
    District Spending$50 MM$8 MM
    District Revenue / Student$11,384$8,969
    District Spending / Student$10,883$8,766
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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