Valley Middle School

  • Valley Middle School serves 506 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 39%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 39% (which is lower than the North Dakota state average of 48%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the North Dakota state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the North Dakota state average of 25%.

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School Overview

  • Valley Middle School's student population of 506 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students506 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has increased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley Middle School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.22. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (ND)
Overall School Rank#364 out of 450 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
39%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
39%
48%
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:112:1
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American Indian
7%
12%
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Asian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
12%
4%
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Black
9%
4%
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White
70%
75%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 ND.
Diversity Score0.490.22
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Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
29%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
6%
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 North Dakota by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Forks 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, ND Dept. of Education

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