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Green Valley Elementary School

Public | PK-4 | 738 students

 
 

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Posted October 2, 2013

I LOVE this school! My daughter has been there for kinder, first and now second grade. Its the only school shes ever attended but its exceptional. The staff is friendly and the teachers are amazing! I wish my daughter could stay till 4th grade but due to being military will have to move soon. I'm very sad and don't know if I will find as great a school as this one. It will be hard to top!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 7, 2011

Finds it absurd that the kids are allowed to watch a movie during lunch. How does this encourage healthy eating? I also wonder about how the teachers act in the classroom when I see obvious frustration in the hallway after school. My child loves school, so we will make it work. But if I ever heard my child spoken too, in that manner, I'd be homeschooling again. Positive reinforcement, not raising your voice...some of the teacher's I have witnessed need a lesson on class, and need to remember that schools are essentially a business and they act unprofessional at times.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 23, 2010

I enjoy having my son attend this school, he loves it too all the teachers are wonderful including Mrs. Brown his Pre-k teacher next school year i am hoping he can still attend this school even put in a request for a in-transfer to keep him at Green Valley. The coaches are great easpecilly with field day and the music recitals were so great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 29, 2009

I love this school and most impotant my kids loved the school. Had 2 boys attend this school, it's true that teacher focus on the TAKS test but they don't have a choice and they do a great job. They also made teaching a lot fun for the boys. I also got to volunteer and you can see how much they do for the kids. Loved my kids teachers specially Ms. Hoegenaur, Ms. Vaungh, Ms. Penshorn, Ms. Ferguson, Ms. Lee and Ms. Blozis. They helped a lot understanding my kids when their father was deployed for more than a year. They were the ones to tell me not to worry about the boys and they did great.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 3, 2008

I love this school! My daughter had only attended private schools before we moved here. Her teachers Mrs. Beasley and Mrs. Perez are wonderful! I am so happy we decided to try public school and in particular this one! My son is will be attending next year for kindergarten. The entire staff is amazing and kind!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 4, 2008

Green Valley needs alittle work on the teacher quality and the safety of the kids during parent pick up
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 26, 2007

We have had nothing but issues with this school. I think the leadership needs to be worked on and the staff needs to be doing thier jobs.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 21, 2007

We love Green Valley. I feel proud to send my child there. The principal and teachers are great and the school runs smoothly. Private school quality at a public school price!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 28, 2007

I have two children in this school. The teachers so far have been great, particularly Mrs. Christi Folsom whom both of my girls have had. She is a mother of three herself and is dead-on with how to handle the children in her class. She keeps parents well informed and she really cares about the kids. I love how the school tries to include every student in the end of the year awards. I am pleased with this school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 9, 2006

Teachers have no choice but to teach to the TAKS. Kids are stressed out and missing out on becoming well-rounded so that the district can play politics. A lot of quality parents/kids are going to private schools if they can afford it... what will the school be left with?
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 22, 2005

I think Green Valley is a great school since its opening. A new school lifts everyone's spirits. They changed principals this year and are having some growing pains with traffic. Overall we pleased with the education our son is recieiving. Ultimately, its the parents responsibilty to ensure our children are progressing properly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 19, 2005

This school is exceptional.My children are now A students due to the wonderful academic programs. They have challenge the minds of the children in there classrooms and are there to help each individual child reach there potential. My children are 8 yrs. old and love going to school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 12, 2004

I love this school. The teachers and administration are on top of things. The principal is always out front to great the students in the mornings. He seems to know all their names. I have three kids in the district and every school is a blessing.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 16, 2004

This school is wonderful. My foster child attended last year. They went above and beyond getting her caught up. The teachers are fabulous. The school is brand new with many computers in every class. Highly recommend! Great parent involvment.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 89% in 2011.

123 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
90%

2010

 
 
93%
Math

The state average for Math was 87% in 2011.

124 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
86%

2010

 
 
90%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 85% in 2011.

143 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
91%

2010

 
 
87%
Math

The state average for Math was 88% in 2011.

145 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 90% in 2011.

140 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%

2010

 
 
92%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students90%
Female92%
Male89%
Black or African American80%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special education50%
Not special education92%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant90%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students86%
Female89%
Male84%
Black or African American75%
Asiann/a
Hispanic84%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged87%
Special education43%
Not special education89%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English87%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant86%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students91%
Female95%
Male87%
Black or African American88%
Asiann/a
Hispanic92%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged90%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant91%
Gifted/talented100%

Math

All Students92%
Female95%
Male89%
Black or African American94%
Asian100%
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White93%
Economically disadvantaged91%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%

Writing

All Students92%
Female99%
Male86%
Black or African American93%
Asiann/a
Hispanic88%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged92%
Special educationn/a
Not special education93%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant92%
Gifted/talented100%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS) was used to test students in English language arts and mathematics in grade 11. The grade 11 exit Level TAKS is a high school graduation requirement. TAKS is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 79% in 2013.

126 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
81%

2012

 
 
86%
Math

The state average for Math was 69% in 2013.

124 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
78%

2012

 
 
85%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 72% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 68% in 2013.

140 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
73%

2012

 
 
75%
Writing

The state average for Writing was 71% in 2013.

139 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
74%
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students81%
Female88%
Male76%
Black or African American94%
Asiann/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White81%
Economically disadvantaged63%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Special education33%
Not special education83%
Limited English proficient (LEP)60%
Proficient in English82%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant81%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted80%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students78%
Female82%
Male75%
Black or African American72%
Asiann/a
Hispanic78%
Multiracial86%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White78%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education17%
Not special education81%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English78%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant78%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted77%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

English Language Arts

All Students84%
Female84%
Male85%
Black or African American100%
Asiann/a
Hispanic81%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged70%
Not economically disadvantaged88%
Special education50%
Not special education87%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English85%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant84%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted84%
Bilingualn/a

Math

All Students73%
Female69%
Male76%
Black or African American62%
Asiann/a
Hispanic66%
Multiracial57%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White82%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged80%
Special education30%
Not special education76%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant73%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted71%
Bilingualn/a

Writing

All Students80%
Female84%
Male76%
Black or African American92%
Asiann/a
Hispanic75%
Multiracial71%
American Indian or Alaska Nativen/a
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islandern/a
White85%
Economically disadvantaged68%
Not economically disadvantaged83%
Special education30%
Not special education84%
Limited English proficient (LEP)n/a
Proficient in English80%
Migrantn/a
Not migrant80%
Gifted/talented100%
Not Gifted79%
Bilingualn/a
Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the tests


In 2012-2013, the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) was used to test students in reading and math in grades 3 through 8; in writing in grades 4 and 7; in science in grades 5 and 8; in social studies in grade 8; and end-of-course assessments for English I, II, and II, Algebra I and II, biology and US History. STAAR is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Texas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

The different student groups are identified by the Texas Education Agency; if there are a small number of students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: Texas Education Agency

  • In 2010-2011, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2009-2010, this school was rated "Recognized".
  • In 2008-2009, this school was rated "Recognized".

About the tests


Texas uses Accountability Ratings to indicate the overall performance of each school and district. The ratings are based on TAKS test results, dropout rates for grades 7 and 8 and school completion rates for grades 9 through 12. Schools and districts rated under standard accountability procedures are designated as Exemplary, Recognized, Academically Acceptable or Academically Unacceptable. Schools and districts rated under alternative education accountability (AEA) procedures are designated as either AEA: Academically Acceptable or AEA: Academically Unacceptable.

Source: Texas Education Agency

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 29%
Hispanic 36% 52%
Black 10% 13%
Two or more races 5% 2%
Asian or Pacific Islander 2% 4%
American Indian/Alaska Native N/A 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander N/A 0%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient (LEP) 1%N/A17%
Source: TX Education Agency, 2013-2014

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Beginning teachers 0%N/AN/A
Source: Civil Rights Data Collection, 2011-2012

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1694 Green Valley Road
Schertz, TX 78154
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