Valley Middle School



Valley Middle School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Middle School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 171
7 138
8 126
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Middle School is a public elementary school located in Grand Forks, ND in the Grand Forks 1 School District. It enrolls 435 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 8.8 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 435
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 8.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 49.5

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Valley Middle School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 229
(53%)
2,451
(47%)
 Male 206
(47%)
2,723
(53%)

Valley Middle School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 293
(67%)
3,858
(75%)
 Hispanic 47
(11%)
291
(6%)
 American Indian 44
(10%)
334
(6%)
 Black 38
(9%)
429
(8%)
 Asian 11
(3%)
193
(4%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
30
(1%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
39
(1%)

Valley Middle School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 207
(48%)
3,218
(62%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 177
(41%)
1,572
(30%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 51
(12%)
384
(7%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Valley Middle School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (52.4%) is higher than the state average of 33.1%. 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 Middle School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 468
2006 440
2007 419
2008 403
2009 403
2010 404
2011 403
2012 391
2013 376
2014 374
2015 435

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 9.2
2006 8.6
2007 8.2
2008 8
2009 7.6
2010 7.6
2011 8.1
2012 7.8
2013 7.7
2014 7.7
2015 8.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.45512820512821
2006 0.42954545454545
2007 0.47494033412888
2008 0.50868486352357
2009 0.56327543424318
2010 0.57425742574257
2011 0.5682382133995
2012 0.49872122762148
2013 0.56648936170213
2014 0.55882352941176
2015 0.52413793103448

Compare Valley Middle School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
880.0% 8.8:1
 
1,240.5% 12.4:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 33.1%
 
This School 52.4%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Middle School
Grand Forks, ND
Public 06 - 08 435 8.8:1  
West Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 181 12.1:1 1 miles
St Michael'S School
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Wilder Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 177 17.5:1 1 miles
Sacred Heart Elementary School
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Private PK - 06 237 13:1 2 miles
Holy Family School
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Private KG - 05 96 11:1 2 miles
Riverside Christian School
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Private PK - 08 145 9:1 2 miles
Phoenix Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 267 12.1:1 2 miles
Lake Agassiz Elementary School
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Public PK - 05 438 19:1 2 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 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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