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Valley Springs Middle School

Arden, NC


Valley Springs Middle School
224 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC  28704
Phone: 828-654-1785
Buncombe County



CarolinaSchoolHub Rating: 9 out of 10 stars
9

Grades Served: 6-8
Enrollment: 619
Type: Regular School  
Valley Springs Middle School

Valley Springs Middle School


Metro Area Ranking

#8
Metro Area Middle School Ranking: Valley Springs Middle School is ranked #8 of 22 of the best middle schools in Asheville and surrounding areas (64th percentile). Cick the link to see all 22 middle schools.


State Ranking

#117
Statewide Middle School Ranking: Valley Springs Middle School is ranked #117 out of 703 of the best middle schools in North Carolina (83rd percentile). Click the link to see all 703 middle schools.


Overall, Valley Springs Middle School is a 9-star school (on a scale of 1 to 10 stars) based on CarolinaSchoolHub’s analysis. The school is located in Buncombe County, NC. Valley Springs Middle School has an enrollment of approximately 619 students and serves grades 6-8. Below you’ll find information about this school’s test scores and more.

92.2
(Exceeded Growth)
Student Growth Score: Valley Springs Middle School had a Student Growth Score of 92.2. This placed Valley Springs Middle School in the 87th percentile of 2410 North Carolina public schools with student growth data available. NCDPI’s growth score measures how well schools grow student achievement over time. Scores range from 50.0 to 100.0 - with 100.0 indicating the highest growth in student achievement and 50.0 indicating the lowest.  

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  North Carolina Reading Letter Grade

Please note: The state of North Carolina assigns letter grades to public schools, on an A through F scale.


North Carolina Standardized Tests
End of Grade Tests

EOG Math Grade 7

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 26% - Level 4 (Solid)
 7% - Level 3
 7% - Level 3
 19% - Level 2
 19% - Level 2
 16% - Level 1
 16% - Level 1

EOG Math Grade 8

 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 5 (Superior)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 35% - Level 4 (Solid)
 5% - Level 3
 5% - Level 3
 16% - Level 2
 16% - Level 2
 12% - Level 1
 12% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 7

 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 15% - Level 5 (Superior)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 43% - Level 4 (Solid)
 12% - Level 3
 12% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

EOG Reading Grade 8

 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 20% - Level 5 (Superior)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 32% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 18% - Level 2
 18% - Level 2
 19% - Level 1
 19% - Level 1

EOG Science Grade 8

 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 27% - Level 5 (Superior)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 44% - Level 4 (Solid)
 11% - Level 3
 11% - Level 3
 6% - Level 2
 6% - Level 2
 13% - Level 1
 13% - Level 1

End of Course Scores

EOC Math I

 84% - Level 5 (Superior)
 84% - Level 5 (Superior)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 16% - Level 4 (Solid)
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 3
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 2
 < 5% - Level 1
 < 5% - Level 1



 Students

Student Enrollment Trend


Diversity Indicators

  
 American Indian - N/A
  
 American Indian - N/A
 Asian - 4%
 Asian - 4%
 Black - 9%
 Black - 9%
 Hispanic - 22%
 Hispanic - 22%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 Two or More Races - 7%
 White - 58%
 White - 58%

Please note: The numbers above represent combined percentages of end-of-grade and end-of-course tests taken by students at Valley Springs Middle School for the 2016-2017 school year, as reported by the NCDPI. Actual percentages of students may vary somewhat from those indicated.

School test scores, student data and teacher data are from North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) information for the 2016-2017 school year. Rankings for Valley Springs Middle School and other area schools were developed by CarolinaSchoolHub.

Other Nearby Schools

School Name Stars Distance City
School
Type
 
Grades
Served
Koontz Intermediate School 7 0.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 5-6
Estes Elementary School 9 0.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Roberson High School 8 0.3 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Avery's Creek Elementary School 5 2.2 miles Arden, NC Regular K-4
Glen Arden Elementary School 8 2.6 miles Arden, NC Regular K-4
Glenn C Marlow Elementary School 10 5.4 miles Mills River, NC Regular K-5
Reynolds High School 8 5.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Reynolds Middle School 7 5.6 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Oakley Elementary School 3 5.7 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Fletcher Elementary School 9 5.8 miles Fletcher, NC Regular K-5
Cane Creek Middle School 9 5.9 miles Fletcher, NC Regular 6-8
Buncombe County Early College 10 5.9 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-13
School of Inquiry and Life Sciences 9 6.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Asheville High School 9 6.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 9-12
Buncombe County Middle College 5 6.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular 11-12
Hall Fletcher Elementary School 8 6.5 miles Asheville, NC Regular PK-5
Asheville Middle School 7 7.1 miles Asheville, NC Regular 6-8
Sand Hill-Venable Elementary School 6 7.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-4
Vance Elementary School 9 7.2 miles Asheville, NC Regular K-5
Mills River Elementary School 10 7.6 miles Mills River, NC Regular K-5