Valley View School

  • Valley View School serves 341 students in grades 5-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 59% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 71% (which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 53%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Valley View School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 34% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%.

School Overview

  • Valley View School's student population of 341 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-8
Total Students341 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley View School is ranked within the top 30% of all 2,234 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley View School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.69. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall School Rank#607 out of 2234 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
59%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
53%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:112:1
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Asian
19%
10%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
66%
45%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley View School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NJ.
Diversity Score0.520.69
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
33%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley View School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New Jersey by year, with the latest 2010-11 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWatchung Borough Public School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

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