Valley Elementary School



Valley Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 256
1 243
2 249
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Pelham, AL in the Shelby County School District. It enrolls 748 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Elementary School is the 110th largest public school in Alabama and the 5,711th largest nationally. It has 11.5 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 748
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 11.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 64.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,711th out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 110th out of 789
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 133rd out of 783
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 48th out of 783

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Valley Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 407
(54%)
10,255
(52%)
 Female 341
(46%)
9,516
(48%)

Valley Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 341
(46%)
14,119
(71%)
 Hispanic 263
(35%)
1,978
(10%)
 Black 89
(12%)
2,901
(15%)
 Asian 30
(4%)
395
(2%)
 Two or More 25
(3%)
346
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
7
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
25
(0%)

Valley Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 378
(51%)
12,749
(64%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 332
(44%)
5,943
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 38
(5%)
1,079
(5%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 781 ranked schools in Alabama, Valley Elementary School is ranked 245th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.5%) is lower than the state average of 60.8%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 684
2006 721
2007 764
2008 764
2009 743
2010 743
2011 733
2012 748

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.2
2006 12.6
2007 12.7
2008 12.9
2009 15.7
2010 14.1
2011 13.4
2012 11.5

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.35380116959064
2006 0.3245492371706
2007 0.34685863874346
2008 0.38874345549738
2009 0.42530282637954
2010 0.3028263795424
2011 0.47885402455662
2012 0.49465240641711

Compare Valley Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,150.0% 11.5:1
 
1,327.8% 13.3:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 
State Average 60.8%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Elementary School
Pelham, AL
Public KG - 02 748 11.5:1  
Valley Intermediate School
Pelham, AL
Public 03 - 05 698 16.1:1 2 miles
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Public PK - 05 587 12.8:1 4 miles
Helena Elementary School
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Public KG - 02 826 12.9:1 4 miles
Hoover Christian School
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Private PK - 10 54 8:1 5 miles
Kingwood Christian School
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Private KG - 12 393 10:1 5 miles
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Private PK - KG 116 23:1 5 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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