Valley Springs Elementary - 04



Valley Springs Elementary - 04 Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley Springs Elementary - 04 Students by Grade
PK 0
K 19
1 19
2 22
3 19
4 26
5 29
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley Springs Elementary - 04 is a public elementary school located in Valley Springs, SD in the Brandon Valley School District 49-2. It enrolls 134 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley Springs Elementary - 04 is the 165th largest public school in South Dakota and the 51,309th largest nationally. It has 12.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 134
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 10.9

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Valley Springs Elementary - 04 Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 68
(51%)
1,182
(47%)
 Male 66
(49%)
1,314
(53%)

Valley Springs Elementary - 04 Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 127
(95%)
2,301
(92%)
 Two or More 4
(3%)
25
(1%)
 American Indian 3
(2%)
15
(1%)
 Asian 0
(0%)
32
(1%)
 Hispanic 0
(0%)
52
(2%)
 Black 0
(0%)
65
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
6
(0%)

Valley Springs Elementary - 04 Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 98
(73%)
1,960
(79%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 19
(14%)
346
(14%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 17
(13%)
190
(8%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 286 ranked schools in South Dakota, Valley Springs Elementary - 04 is ranked 204th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley Springs Elementary - 04 students on free and reduced lunch assistance (26.9%) is lower than the state average of 43.5%. 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 Springs Elementary - 04 Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 141
2006 133
2007 156
2008 159
2009 170
2010 180
2011 156
2012 134

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 13.7
2006 12.4
2007 13.6
2008 14.1
2009 13.6
2010 13
2011 12.4
2012 12.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.21985815602837
2006 0.19548872180451
2007 0.17307692307692
2008 0.15723270440252
2009 0.27647058823529
2010 0.29444444444444
2011 0.032051282051282
2012 0.26865671641791

Compare Valley Springs Elementary - 04 to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,230.0% 12.3:1
 
1,380.0% 13.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 26.9%
 
State Average 43.5%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Valley Springs Elementary - 04
Valley Springs, SD
Public KG - 05 134 12.3:1  
Brandon Valley Middle School - 02
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Public 06 - 08 789 18.5:1 6 miles
Hills-Beaver Creek Elementary
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Public PK - 06 195 17.2:1 6 miles
Robert Bennis Elementary - 05
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Public KG - 05 520 17.8:1 6 miles
Brandon Elementary - 03
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Public PK - 05 664 15.5:1 6 miles
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Public PK - 05 389 14.1:1 9 miles
Garretson Middle School - 03
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Public 06 - 08 123 18.9:1 10 miles
Garretson Elementary - 02
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Public PK - 05 275 15.7:1 10 miles
St Lambert Elementary School
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Private PK - 06 246 12:1 11 miles
Children'S Home Society
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Private PK - 08 85 7:1 11 miles
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Public PK - 05 580 13.6:1 11 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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