Valley West Elementary School

  • Valley West Elementary School serves 867 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 78%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 66% (which is lower than the Texas state average of 72%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Valley West Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Texas for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the Texas state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the Texas state average of 72%.

School Overview

  • Valley West Elementary School's student population of 867 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 50 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students867 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valley West Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 7,953 schools in Texas (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Valley West Elementary School is 0.54, 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 (TX)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#5664 out of 7953 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
66%
72%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Texas by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio17:115:1
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Asian
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
50%
52%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
46%
13%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
28%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in Texas by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valley West Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in TX.
Diversity Score0.540.64
This chart display the diversity score of Valley West Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
53%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valley West Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Texas by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHouston Independent School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, TX Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Valley West Elementary School is Yes Prep - Brays Oaks (0.6 miles away)
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