Valley Grande Elementary School



Valley Grande Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 58
1 58
2 56
3 71
4 59
5 65
6 80
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Grande Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Selma, AL in the Dallas County School District. It enrolls 447 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Grande Elementary School is the 424th largest public school in Alabama and the 26,766th largest nationally. It has 14.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 447
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 30
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,766th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 424th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 568th out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 474th out of 783

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Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 238
(53%)
1,141
(53%)
 Female 209
(47%)
1,015
(47%)

Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 273
(61%)
432
(20%)
 Black 156
(35%)
1,698
(79%)
 Two or More 10
(2%)
14
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Hispanic 4
(1%)
8
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Grande Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 283
(63%)
1,776
(82%)
 Not Eligible 135
(30%)
313
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 29
(6%)
67
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Valley Grande Elementary School is ranked 343rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Grande Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.8%) is slightly higher than the state average of 60.8%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Valley Grande Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 509
2006 505
2007 485
2008 444
2009 461
2010 463
2011 460
2012 447

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.6
2006 16.9
2007 15.3
2008 15.9
2009 19.2
2010 N/A
2011 18.4
2012 14.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.66404715127701
2006 0.62178217821782
2007 0.59175257731959
2008 0.58108108108108
2009 0.63991323210412
2010 0.63066954643629
2011 0.62173913043478
2012 0.69798657718121

Compare Valley Grande Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,490.0% 14.9:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 
This School 69.8%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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