Valley Elementary



Valley Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Elementary Students by Grade
PK 28
K 29
1 28
2 29
3 30
4 34
5 17
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Elementary is a public elementary school located in Elgin, IA in the Valley Community School District. It enrolls 195 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Elementary is the 563rd largest public school in Iowa and the 48,375th largest nationally. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 195
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 15.49
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 48,375th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Iowa: 563rd out of 723
Student/Teacher Rank in Iowa: 150th out of 723
Full Time Teacher Rank in Iowa: 536th out of 723

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Valley Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 109
(56%)
231
(52%)
 Female 86
(44%)
212
(48%)

Valley Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 186
(95%)
434
(98%)
 Hispanic 5
(3%)
5
(1%)
 Two or More 3
(2%)
3
(1%)
 Black 1
(1%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 122
(63%)
309
(70%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 54
(28%)
86
(19%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 19
(10%)
48
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 715 ranked schools in Iowa, Valley Elementary is ranked 528th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (37.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 43.8%. This may indicate that the area has a lower 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 Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 272
2006 265
2007 244
2008 260
2009 247
2010 217
2011 202
2012 195

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.7
2006 12.4
2007 12.8
2008 19.8
2009 11.9
2010 12.4
2011 11.9
2012 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.375
2006 0.4188679245283
2007 0.4016393442623
2008 0.28461538461538
2009 0.42914979757085
2010 0.35483870967742
2011 0.35643564356436
2012 0.37435897435897

Compare Valley Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,403.5% 14.0:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 37.4%
 
State Average 43.8%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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Public PK - 05 195 12.6:1  
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Public 06 - 12 248 15.8:1 1 miles
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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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