Valley Elementary School (Closed 2021)

Greyhound Lane
Smithers, WV 25186
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was 30-34% (which was lower than the West Virginia state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 30-34% (which was lower than the West Virginia state average of 45%) for the 2017-18 school year.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
322 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
23 teachers
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (WV)
Overall Testing Rank
#519 out of 638 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Valley Elementary School, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
30-34%
38%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
30-34%
45%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
14:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Valley Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
American Indian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Asian
(19-20)
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
(19-20)
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
(19-20)
9%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
White
(19-20)
83%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Hawaiian
(19-20)
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
(19-20)
8%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Diversity Score
n/a
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch (19-20)
80%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (11-12)
11%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), WV Dept. of Education

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