Valley Pathways Elementary School
8 May 2023 / by Crystal Brown
About Valley Pathways Elementary School
Valley Pathways Elementary School is a vibrant and diverse learning community located in the heart of the San Fernando Valley. Our school is dedicated to providing an engaging and stimulating environment for students to develop their skills and knowledge. We offer a comprehensive curriculum that includes core subjects such as math, science, English, and social studies, as well as unique elective classes such as art, music, and physical education.
At Valley Pathways Elementary School, we strive to create a safe, nurturing, and supportive learning environment for all of our students. We value the individual differences among our students and work to foster a sense of respect and appreciation for one another. Our teachers are highly qualified and deeply committed to providing the best education possible for our students.
We believe that learning should be fun and engaging, and we strive to create an atmosphere that encourages creativity and exploration. We offer a variety of extracurricular activities, including sports teams, clubs, and after-school programs. We also provide a wide range of support services, such as counseling and tutoring, to ensure that our students have the resources they need to succeed.
At Valley Pathways Elementary School, we are dedicated to providing a quality education that prepares our students for success in the future. We strive to create an environment where every student can reach their full potential and achieve their goals.
1150 North France Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
9 – 12
Overview Valley Pathways Elementary School
Valley Pathways Elementary School serves 157 students in grades 9-12.
Valley Pathways Elementary School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Alaska for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 36%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the Alaska state average of 44%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the Alaska state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 41% of the student body (majority American Indian), which is lower than the Alaska state average of 53% (majority American Indian).
Verdict on Valley Pathways Elementary School
Valley Pathways Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 443 schools in Alaska (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.The diversity score of Valley Pathways Elementary School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school’s diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.