Valley Heights Elementary School

  • Valley Heights Elementary School serves 146 students in grades 3-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 33%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 37%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Heights Elementary School placed in the top 5% of all schools in Kansas for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the Kansas state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 36% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Valley Heights Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in Kansas for:

School Overview

  • Valley Heights Elementary School's student population of 146 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 3-6
Total Students146 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,265 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Heights Elementary School is 0.13, which is less 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank#37 out of 1265 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
1%
20%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Black
3%
7%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Kansas by year, with the latest 2008-09 school year data.
White
93%
64%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Heights Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in KS.
Diversity Score0.130.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
38%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
10%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Heights Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kansas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley Heights School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, KS Dept. of Education

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