Valley Mills Elementary School

  • Valley Mills Elementary School serves 581 students in grades 1-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 54%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 56% (which is lower than the Indiana state average of 62%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Mills Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Indiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the Indiana state level of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Indiana state average of 32% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Valley Mills Elementary School's student population of 581 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-6
Total Students581 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Valley Mills Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley Mills Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,762 schools in Indiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Mills Elementary School is 0.36, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.51. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IN)
Overall Testing Rank#1149 out of 1762 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:117:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
2%
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Hispanic
9%
12%
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Black
8%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Mills Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
79%
68%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
5%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Mills Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in IN.
Diversity Score0.360.51
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
42%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
8%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Mills Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Indiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameM S D Decatur Township School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IN Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • Indianapolis Decatur Middle School
    Grades: 7-8 | 994 students
    0.0 miles
    5108 S High School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-5274
    0.0 7-8 994
  • Indianapolis Decatur Township School For Excellence
    Grades: 9-12 | 262 students
    0.0 miles
    5106 S High School Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-0900
    0.0 9-12 262
  • Indianapolis Decatur Central High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,880 student
    0.5 miles
    5251 Kentucky Ave
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-5288
    0.5 9-12 1,880
  • Indianapolis Blue Academy
    Grades: 1-6 | 685 students
    1.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-4100
    1.3 1-6 685
  • Indianapolis Gold Academy
    Grades: 1-6 | 633 students
    1.3 miles
    5650 Mann Rd
    Indianapolis, IN 46221
    (317) 856-0400
    1.3 1-6 633

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