Valley Head Elementary School

  • Valley Head Elementary School serves 26 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 35%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the West Virginia state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Valley Head Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in West Virginia for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the West Virginia state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the West Virginia state average of 10%.

Top Placements

Valley Head Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in West Virginia for:

School Overview

  • Valley Head Elementary School's student population of 26 students has declined by 27% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students26 students
This chart display total students of Valley Head Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Valley Head Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Valley Head Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Valley Head Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Valley Head Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 639 schools in West Virginia (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 9:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Head Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.18. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (WV)
Overall School Rank#199 out of 639 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
35%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Head 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Head 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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Black
n/a
4%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Head Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
White
97%
90%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley Head Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
3%
3%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Head Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in WV.
Diversity Score0.060.18
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Head Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of West Virginia by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
14%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Head Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Head Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in West Virginia by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRandolph County Schools School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, WV Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school, and elementary school to Valley Head Elementary School is Pickens School (12.2 miles away)
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