Valley Grande Elementary School



Valley Grande Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 17
K 60
1 50
2 82
3 68
4 51
5 55
6 87
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Grande Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Valley Grande, AL in the Dallas County School District. It enrolls 470 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Grande Elementary School is the 414th largest public school in Alabama and the 24,852nd largest nationally. It has 19.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 470
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 19.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 24
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 24,852nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Alabama: 414th out of 787
Student/Teacher Rank in Alabama: 698th out of 782
Full Time Teacher Rank in Alabama: 479th out of 782

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Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 248
(53%)
1,110
(54%)
 Female 222
(47%)
949
(46%)

Valley Grande Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 259
(55%)
392
(19%)
 Black 197
(42%)
1,636
(79%)
 Two or More 8
(2%)
11
(1%)
 Hispanic 3
(1%)
16
(1%)
 Asian 2
(0%)
3
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
1
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Valley Grande Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 238
(51%)
616
(30%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 232
(49%)
1,443
(70%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 779 ranked schools in Alabama, Valley Grande Elementary School is ranked 437th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Grande Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (49.4%) is slightly lower than the state average of 53.9%. 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 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
2013 465
2014 468
2015 470

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
2013 18.2
2014 18
2015 19.6

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
2013 0.65376344086022
2014 0.46794871794872
2015 0.4936170212766

Compare Valley Grande Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,656.6% 16.6:1
 
1,960.0% 19.6:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 49.4%
 
State Average 53.9%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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