Valley Junior High School

  • Valley Junior High School serves 637 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 46% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 44%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 47% (which is higher than the Alabama state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Alabama state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Alabama state average of 45%.

School Overview

  • Valley Junior High School's student population of 637 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 34 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students637 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Junior High School's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Junior High School is 0.28, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (AL)
Overall School Rank#318 out of 1,264 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
46%
44%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
47%
39%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:118:1
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Hispanic
13%
7%
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Black
2%
33%
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White
84%
55%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Junior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in AL.
Diversity Score0.280.59
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Junior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Alabama by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWalker County School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, AL Dept. of Education

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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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