Valley West Elementary



Valley West Elementary Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Valley West Elementary Students by Grade
PK 76
K 130
1 142
2 141
3 135
4 120
5 133
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Valley West Elementary is a public elementary school located in Houston, TX in the Houston Independent School District. It enrolls 877 students in grades 1st through 12th. Valley West Elementary is the 342nd largest public school in Texas and the 2,750th largest nationally. It has 17.3 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 877
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.6
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 2,750th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in Texas: 342nd out of 4,806
Student/Teacher Rank in Texas: 3,982nd out of 4,778
Full Time Teacher Rank in Texas: 564th out of 4,778

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Valley West Elementary Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 450
(51%)
84,767
(51%)
 Female 427
(49%)
82,642
(49%)

Valley West Elementary Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 455
(52%)
104,021
(62%)
 Black 385
(44%)
40,163
(24%)
 Asian 20
(2%)
6,226
(4%)
 White 10
(1%)
14,735
(9%)
 Two or More 6
(1%)
1,759
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
130
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
375
(0%)

Valley West Elementary Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free and Reduced Lunch Eligible 755
(86%)
130,078
(78%)
 Not Eligible 122
(14%)
37,331
(22%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 4,774 ranked schools in Texas, Valley West Elementary is ranked 176th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Valley West Elementary students on free and reduced lunch assistance (86.1%) is higher than the state average of 62.2%. 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 West Elementary Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 620
2006 598
2007 601
2008 580
2009 604
2010 623
2011 706
2012 748
2013 830
2014 870
2015 877

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.8
2006 17.6
2007 17.7
2008 17.1
2009 17.3
2010 17.1
2011 17.4
2012 16.6
2013 17.3
2014 17.5
2015 17.3

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.87096774193548
2006 0.71739130434783
2007 0.75707154742097
2008 0.74137931034483
2009 0.72185430463576
2010 0.63242375601926
2011 0.57932011331445
2012 0.90909090909091
2013 0.93855421686747
2014 0.86551724137931
2015 0.86088939566705

Compare Valley West Elementary to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,466.4% 14.7:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
1,730.0% 17.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 55.7%
 
State Average 62.2%
 
This School 86.1%
 

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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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