Valverda Elementary School

  • Valverda Elementary School serves 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 72% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 64%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 71% (which is higher than the Louisiana state average of 70%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the Louisiana state level of 18:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the Louisiana state average of 55% (majority Black).

School Overview

  • Valverda Elementary School's student population of 632 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students632 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Valverda Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Valverda Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 1,277 schools in Louisiana (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (LA)
Overall Testing Rank#531 out of 1277 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
72%
64%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Valverda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
71%
70%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Valverda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio21:118:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
2%
Hispanic
2%
7%
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Black
38%
43%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Valverda Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
60%
45%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Valverda Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in LA.
Diversity Score0.500.61
This chart display the diversity score of Valverda Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Valverda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
9%
7%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Valverda Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Louisiana by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePointe Coupee Parish School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, LA Dept. of Education

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