Valley Elementary School

  • Valley Elementary School serves 392 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Maryland state average of 62%.

School Overview

  • Valley Elementary School's student population of 392 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students392 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Elementary School is 0.38, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.41. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall School Rank#466 out of 1,367 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:115:1
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Asian
1%
6%
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Hispanic
16%
16%
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Black
1%
34%
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White
77%
38%
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Two or more races
5%
4%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.380.41
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/an/a
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/an/a
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameFrederick County Public s School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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