Valley Junior High School

Serves grades PK - 8

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
155 Valley School Rd
Jasper, AL 35504
Phone
(205) 483-9381
District
WALKER COUNTY
County
WALKER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
601
Classroom Teachers
37

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to Alabama

6

(10 is best)

Better than 53.8% of AL schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

Valley Junior High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
37%
53%
38%
48%
35%
58%
37%
53%
38%
48%
35%
58%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 4

70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0
80 60 40 20 0
56%
47%
54%
47%
58%
47%
56%
47%
54%
47%
58%
47%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 5

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
48%
46%
44%
47%
51%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 6

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
43%
45%
50%
45%
36%
45%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 7

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
42%
44%
50%
44%
34%
43%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Grade 8

60 50 40 30 20 10 0
49%
43%
48%
42%
50%
44%
    Proficiency in Reading and Math
    Proficiency in Reading
    Proficiency in Math
School
State

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

20 15 10 5 0
16
17
18
16
    AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL
    AVG FOR DISTRICT
    AVG FOR STATE
    AVG FOR NATION
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 42 7.0%
Kindergarten 64 10.6%
Grade 1 70 11.6%
Grade 2 55 9.2%
Grade 3 60 10.0%
Grade 4 63 10.5%
Grade 5 49 8.2%
Grade 6 74 12.3%
Grade 7 49 8.2%
Grade 8 75 12.5%
Total 601 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 81.0% 90.6% 55.6%
Black 3.2% 6.1% 33.1%
Hispanic 15.1% 2.9% 8.6%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 0.0% 0.1% 1.5%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.7% 0.2% 1.1%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 64.7% 57.3% 55.0%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 59.9% 50.8% 49.0%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.8% 6.5% 6.1%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 50,766 4,903,185
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 65.4 96
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 6.0%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.2% 19.2%
20-44 YEARS OLD 28.2% 32.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.7% 26.3%
65 OR OLDER 18.9% 16.5%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,697 1,867,893
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 11.3%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 79.0% 86.2%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 9.3% 25.5%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 3.5% 8.7%
$100,000 - $149,999 9.5% 12.5%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.2% 11.7%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.9% 17.5%
$30,000 - $49,999 21.3% 18.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 20.0% 16.7%
$15,000 or less 16.5% 14.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,397 $41,681,031 50.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $520 $4,015,960 4.9%
Staff $410 $3,166,430 3.8%
General Administration $267 $2,062,041 2.5%
School Administration $684 $5,282,532 6.4%
Operation $1,029 $7,946,967 9.7%
Transportation $583 $4,502,509 5.5%
Other $109 $841,807 1.0%
Total Support $3,602 $27,818,246 33.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,652 $12,758,396 15.5%
Total Expenditures $10,651 $82,257,673 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $5,466 $4,043,398,539 50.3%
Support Expenditures
Student $603 $446,336,991 5.6%
Staff $404 $298,535,726 3.7%
General Administration $246 $181,980,736 2.3%
School Administration $599 $442,778,073 5.5%
Operation $892 $659,748,374 8.2%
Transportation $486 $359,720,494 4.5%
Other $227 $167,650,576 2.1%
Total Support $3,456 $2,556,609,550 31.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,936 $1,431,942,391 17.8%
Total Expenditures $10,858 $8,031,926,229 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%