Valley Springs Elementary School

  • Valley Springs Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 26% (which is lower than the California state average of 39%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 31% (which is lower than the California state average of 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Valley Springs Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in California 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 26:1 is higher than the California state level of 23:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the California state average of 77% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

  • Valley Springs Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students485 students
This chart display total students of Valley Springs Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Gender % This chart display gender of Valley Springs Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Valley Springs Elementary School by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Students by Grade This chart display the students of Valley Springs Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Valley Springs Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 9,602 schools in California (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Valley Springs Elementary School is 0.47, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.64. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (CA)
Overall Testing Rank#6932 out of 9602 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall school rank of Valley Springs Elementary School, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
26%
39%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
31%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio26:123:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Valley Springs Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Valley Springs Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Asian
1%
12%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in California by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
21%
54%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in California by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
White
70%
23%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
1%
Two or more races
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley Springs Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in CA.
Diversity Score0.470.64
This chart display the diversity score of Valley Springs Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley Springs Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in California by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCalaveras Unified School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, CA Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Valley Springs Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Parents nationwide are opting out of state testing. Hoping to send a message to lawmakers, they are refusing to allow their children to take standardized tests.
Learn about whether or not public school students are prepared to enter into the "real world" upon graduation, and how schools are changing their curriculum to meet changing economic needs.
The Obama Administration recently warned states that refusing enrollment to students based on citizenship or immigration status violates federal law.