School Details

Valley View Early College Campus

9701 South Jackson Road, Pharr, TX 78577
(956) 340-1200
5

(out of 10)

Public Grades 8-9 581 students 13 students/teacher (TX avg is 15)

Test Scores by grade

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State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

In 2013-2014, 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 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Valley View Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

86%
85%
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91%
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45%
62%

State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness (STAAR)

In 2013-2014, 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 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.
  • This school in 2014
  • Valley View Independent School District average
  • Texas state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Valley View Early College Campus is a public middle school in Pharr. The principal of Valley View Early College Campus is TAMMIE GARCIA, whose e-mail is tlgarcia@vviewisd.net. 581 students attend Valley View Early College Campus and identify as Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 38% of the Valley View Early College Campus students are "limited in English proficiency." 95% of the 581 students here are classified as "economically disadvantaged", and 94% are paying reduced lunch prices. The ratio of students to teachers at Valley View Early College Campus is 13:1. Valley View 8th Grade Academy is one of the nearest middle schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Band
  • Dance
  • Theater drama
  • Video film production

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • P.E. classes
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 100% 100%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.2% 0.04%
Asian 0.2% %
White, non-Hispanic 0.2% 0.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 0% 0.02%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 94% 92%
Limited English proficiency 38% 54%
Economically disadvantaged 95% 94%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    Not the ideal school for the ambitious student. Unless you want to only be prepped for the state exam I would suggest moving on to an STISD school.

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