Valley Junior High School

155 Valley School Rd
Jasper, AL 35504
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Valley Junior High School serves 617 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Valley Junior High School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alabama for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 43% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 47%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the Alabama state average of 46%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
Minority enrollment is 17% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45% (majority Black).

School Overview

Valley Junior High School's student population of 617 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students617 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

Valley Junior High School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,270 schools in Alabama (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Valley Junior High School is 0.30, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall Testing Rank
#656 out of 1270 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
43%
47%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:118:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
1%
Hispanic
13%
8%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
83%
55%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.300.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
50%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Valley Junior High School is Walker County Schools 180 Program (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Jasper Walker County Schools 180 Program Alternative School
    Grades: K-12
    1.2 miles
    1601 Highland Avenue
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 387-9984
    1.2 K-12 n/a
  • Cordova Cordova Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: PK-4 | 392 students
    4.0 miles
    35 North St
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7666
    4 PK-4 392
  • Cordova Cordova High School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 449 students
    4.1 miles
    183 School Road
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7404
    4.1 9-12 449
  • Cordova Bankhead Middle School Math: 40% | Reading: 42%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 312 students
    4.2 miles
    110 School Rd
    Cordova, AL 35550
    (205) 483-7245
    4.2 5-8 312
  • Jasper Jasper Junior High School Math: 38% | Reading: 47%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-8 | 428 students
    4.5 miles
    1501 Viking Drive
    Jasper, AL 35501
    (205) 221-9277
    4.5 7-8 428

School Reviews

5  
i love your school and wish you would have more buses that pick kids up around my house but i still think your staff is great and would not change my son school if i had to drive him an 1,0000 miles to get there keep up the good work
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