Valverda Elementary School
Valverda Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Valverda Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in Louisiana for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 74% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).
Valverda Elementary School's student population of 632 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 34% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Valverda Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,267 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Valverda Elementary School is 0.50, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.61. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
State Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank
#482 out of 1267 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education
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