Valle Crucis Elementary School

  • 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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 2015-16 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%.

Top Placements

Valle Crucis Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in North Carolina for:

School Overview

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School's student population of 346 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students346 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valle Crucis Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,538 schools in North Carolina (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 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%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
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Hispanic
11%
16%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
n/a
26%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of Black students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
White
85%
50%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of White students in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valle Crucis Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in NC.
Diversity Score0.270.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
37%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valle Crucis Elementary School and the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in North Carolina by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatauga County s School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NC Dept. of Education

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