Valley Middle School

  • Valley Middle School serves 1,041 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 58%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Middle School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 34% (majority Black and Hispanic).

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School Overview

  • Valley Middle School's student population of 1,041 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 59 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students1,041 students
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Total Classroom Teachers59 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,793 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Middle School is 0.68, which is more 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 (MN)
Overall Testing Rank#969 out of 1793 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
52%
58%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:116:1
American Indian
1%
2%
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Asian
6%
7%
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Hispanic
13%
9%
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Black
22%
11%
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White
50%
66%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Middle School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MN.
Diversity Score0.680.54
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Eligible for Free Lunch
29%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Minnesota by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRosemount-Apple Valley-Eagan School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

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