Valley Springs Middle

9/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
13
Grades
6-8
Students
671
Type
Public
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Academics
9/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.
North Carolina End-of-Course Tests
Math
95%
State avg 59%
North Carolina End-of-Grade Tests
Reading
64%
State avg 54%
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Math
62%
State avg 45%
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10/10
Student progress

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to other students in the state.

High student progress (also known as student growth) means different things, depending on the school's test scores.

High progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point but the school is doing a great job at supporting their academic growth compared to most other schools.

High progress with high test scores means... students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.

Parent tip:

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity
Environment
Students
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White
Hispanic
Black
Two or more races
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
American Indian/Alaskan Native
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 15 :1
Students per counselor
167 :1
State avg: 246 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
5%
State avg: 11%
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Neighborhood
224 Long Shoals Rd
Arden, NC 28704
Mr Edward Burchfiel - School leader
(828) 654-1789
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Last modified: May 17, 2017
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