Valley Grove Elementary School

2160 S 300 E
Anderson, IN 46017
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Valley Grove Elementary School serves 378 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
Valley Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 10-14% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 43%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 35% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in IN
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Valley Grove Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Indiana for:

School Overview

Valley Grove Elementary School's student population of 378 students has declined by 35% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 36% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-4
Total Students
378 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,755 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Grove Elementary School is 0.62, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.54. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank
#1491 out of 1755 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
20-24%
36%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
43%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
10%
14%
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Black
20%
13%
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White
56%
65%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
14%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
39%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
6%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Grove Elementary School's ranking?
Valley Grove Elementary School is ranked #1491 out of 1,755 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in Indiana.
What schools are Valley Grove Elementary School often compared to?
Valley Grove Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Edgewood Elementary School, East Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 36% IN state average), while 10-14% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 43% IN state average).
How many students attend Valley Grove Elementary School?
378 students attend Valley Grove Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Valley Grove Elementary School students are White, 20% of students are Black, 14% of students are Two or more races, and 10% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Grove Elementary School?
Valley Grove Elementary School has a student ration of 13:1, which is lower than the Indiana state average of 15:1.
What grades does Valley Grove Elementary School offer ?
Valley Grove Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-4
What school district is Valley Grove Elementary School part of?
Valley Grove Elementary School is part of Anderson Community School Corp School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 378 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), IN Dept. of Education

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