Valley View Elementary School

  • Valley View Elementary School serves 516 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 38% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Valley View Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Minnesota for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Valley View Elementary School operates within the Bloomington Public School District.

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School Overview

  • Valley View Elementary School's student population of 516 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students516 students
Valley View Elementary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Valley View Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
Valley View Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeValley View Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Valley View Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1784 schools in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley View Elementary School is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.33. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MN)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
38%
60%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:116:1
Valley View Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Valley View Elementary School American Indian Students (1994-2014)
Asian
6%
7%
Valley View Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
50%
9%
Valley View Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
30%
10%
Valley View Elementary School Black Students (1989-2016)
White
8%
68%
Valley View Elementary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
6%
4%
Valley View Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsValley View Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.650.33
Valley View Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
31%
Valley View Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1989-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
14%
7%
Valley View Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Valley View Elementary School is Bloomington Public School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 511 school districts in Minnesota (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Bloomington Public School District's student population of 10,399 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $13,991 is higher than the state average of $11,015. The district revenue/student has declined by 10% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $13,141 is higher than the state average of $11,205. The district spending/student has declined by 16% over four school years.
    School District NameBloomington Public School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    24
    2
    Number of Students Managed10,399531
    Bloomington Public School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    57%
    60%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    60%
    60%
    District Total Revenue$147 MM$6 MM
    District Spending$138 MM$6 MM
    District Revenue / Student$13,991$11,015
    District Spending / Student$13,141$11,205
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, MN Dept. of Education

    Nearby Public Schools

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    • School Location Miles Grades Students
    • Minneapolis Valley View Middle School
      Grades: 6-8 | 637 students
      0.2 miles
      8900 Portland Ave
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5800
      0.2 6-8 637
    • Minneapolis Seven Hills Preparatory Academy Charter School
      Grades: K-5 | 531 students
      0.8 miles
      8600 Bloomington Ave S
      Minneapolis, MN 55425
      (952)426-6000
      0.8 K-5 531
    • Minneapolis Bloomington Transition Center Special Education School
      Grades: 9-12 | 58 students
      1.1 miles
      2575 West 88th Street
      Minneapolis, MN 55431
      (952)681-6259
      1.1 9-12 58
    • Minneapolis Beacon Alp I.S. Alternative School
      Grades: 9-12
      1.2 miles
      9701 Nicollet Ave S
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5056
      1.2 9-12 n/a
    • Minneapolis Beacon High School Alternative School
      Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
      1.2 miles
      9701 Nicollet Ave
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5058
      1.2 9-12 96

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