Valley View Middle School

  • Valley View Middle School serves 637 students in grades 6-8.
  • 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 44% (which is lower than the Minnesota state average of 60%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Valley View Middle 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 12:1 is lower than the Minnesota state level of 16:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Minnesota state average of 32%.
  • Valley View Middle School operates within the Bloomington Public School District.

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School Overview

  • Valley View Middle School's student population of 637 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students637 students
Valley View Middle School Total Students (1996-2016)
Gender %Valley View Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
Valley View Middle School Total Teachers (1995-2016)
Students by GradeValley View Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Valley View Middle 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 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley View Middle School is 0.73, 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)
44%
60%
Student : Teacher Ratio12:116:1
Valley View Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1995-2016)
American Indian
n/a
2%
Valley View Middle School American Indian Students (1995-2015)
Asian
8%
7%
Valley View Middle School Asian Students (1996-2016)
Hispanic
37%
9%
Valley View Middle School Black Students (1996-2016)
Black
25%
10%
Valley View Middle School Black Students (1996-2016)
White
26%
68%
Valley View Middle School White Students (1996-2016)
Two or more races
4%
4%
Valley View Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsValley View Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownMN All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.730.33
Valley View Middle School Diversity Score (1996-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
31%
Valley View Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1996-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
7%
Valley View Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Valley View Middle 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 Elementary School
      Grades: K-5 | 516 students
      0.2 miles
      351 E 88th St
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5700
      0.2 K-5 516
    • Minneapolis Seven Hills Preparatory Academy Charter School
      Grades: K-5 | 531 students
      0.7 miles
      8600 Bloomington Ave S
      Minneapolis, MN 55425
      (952)426-6000
      0.7 K-5 531
    • Minneapolis Bloomington Transition Center Special Education School
      Grades: 9-12 | 58 students
      0.9 miles
      2575 West 88th Street
      Minneapolis, MN 55431
      (952)681-6259
      0.9 9-12 58
    • Minneapolis Beacon Alp I.S. Alternative School
      Grades: 9-12
      1.1 miles
      9701 Nicollet Ave S
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5056
      1.1 9-12 n/a
    • Minneapolis Beacon High School Alternative School
      Grades: 9-12 | 96 students
      1.1 miles
      9701 Nicollet Ave
      Minneapolis, MN 55420
      (952)681-5058
      1.1 9-12 96

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