Valley Grove Elementary School

  • Valley Grove Elementary School serves 584 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Grove Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Valley Grove Elementary School's student population of 584 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students584 students
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Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Grove Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Grove Elementary School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#921 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:117:1
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American Indian
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Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
7%
12%
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Black
21%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Grove Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
62%
68%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
10%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Grove Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.560.51
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Grove Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Grove Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAnderson Community School Corp School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

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