508 Chestnut
Blue Rapids, KS 66411
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Valley Heights Elementary School serves 107 students in grades 3-6.
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 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 28%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the Kansas state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the Kansas state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Kansas state average of 37% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 107 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5% in KS
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Valley Heights Elementary School's student population of 107 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 9 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-6
Total Students
107 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
9 teachers
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School Rankings

Valley Heights Elementary School is ranked within the top 5% of all 1,264 schools in Kansas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Heights Elementary School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.56. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (KS)
Overall Testing Rank
#30 out of 1264 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
28%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
36%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
3%
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Hispanic
2%
20%
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Black
n/a
7%
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White
96%
63%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
6%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.08
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
31%
36%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
21%
9%
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School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Valley Heights Elementary School's ranking?
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 28% KS state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 36% KS state average).

How many students attend Valley Heights Elementary School?

107 students attend Valley Heights Elementary School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

96% of Valley Heights Elementary School students are White, 2% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Valley Heights Elementary School?

Valley Heights Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is lower than the Kansas state average of 13:1.

What grades does Valley Heights Elementary School offer ?

Valley Heights Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-6

What school district is Valley Heights Elementary School part of?

Valley Heights Elementary School is part of Valley Heights School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 3-6
  • Enrollment: 107 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 65-69% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), KS Dept. of Education

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