Valley Grande Elementary School

2765 Dallas County Road 81
Selma, AL 36701
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Grande Elementary School serves 501 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Valley Grande Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 37% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 44% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Valley Grande Elementary School's student population of 501 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students501 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Grande Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Grande Elementary School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#743 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
1%
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Hispanic
1%
8%
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Black
48%
33%
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White
50%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score
0.520.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDallas County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Valley Grande Elementary School is Selma High School (5.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is William R Martin Middle School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cedar Park Elementary School (4.6 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Selma William R Martin Middle School Math: 35% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 271 students
    0.2 miles
    2863 County Road 81
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 872-6417
    0.2 7-8 271
  • Selma Cedar Park Elementary School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 161 students
    4.6 miles
    1101 Woodrow Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1625
    4.6 PK-5 161
  • Selma Brantley Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 226 students
    5.5 miles
    5585 Water Ave
    Selma, AL 36703
    (334) 874-8185
    5.5 PK-6 226
  • Selma Edgewood Elementary School Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 304 students
    5.5 miles
    709 Highland Ave
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1640
    5.5 K-5 304
  • Selma Selma High School Math: 6-9% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 819 students
    5.6 miles
    2180 Broad St
    Selma, AL 36701
    (334) 874-1683
    5.6 9-12 819

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