West Valley Academy

Tel: (503)843-4123
Grades: 3 - 12 | 24 students
For over twenty years West Valley Academy has been guiding students on their journey to achievement.
While the school delivers its curriculum with a myriad of teaching styles and methodologies, it is our fundamental belief that it is essential that students master basic English and Mathematics concepts.
Students must become proficient in the areas of spelling, grammar, composition, reading and reading comprehension, note-taking and study skills as well as mastery in Math.
If these two disciplines are specifically not mastered, it is virtually impossible for students to be truly successful when tackling other subjects within the curriculum.
Our aim is to correct deficiencies and build on students' strengths.
With a 4:1 pupil:teacher ratio, intensity and diligence are hallmarks of our program.
We challenge, encourage and praise our students, and our teaching methods reflect the assumption that there is no substitute for sound learning.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades 3 - 12
Year Founded 1984

Student Body

Total Students 24 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 18%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 1 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 24:1
National avg.: 13:1
Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes 1000 is cost but financial distress adjustment available

School Notes:

  • Each student is an individual with unique talents and abilities. To learn how to learn, and to learn the way an individual learns best is part of our endeavor with each student. Knowledge is the key to understanding one's self --and the world. With a 4:1 pupil:teacher ratio, intensity and diligence are hallmarks of our program. We challenge, encourage and praise our students, and our teaching methods reflect the assumption that there is no substitute for sound learning.
  • Profile last updated: 11/21/2012

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Delphian School (4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Delphian School (4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Trinity Learning Center (13.7 miles away)
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  • Sheridan Delphian School
    20950 Sw Rock Creek Road
    Sheridan , OR , 97378
    (503)843-3521
    4  mi  |  249  students  |  Gr.  K-12
  • Willamina West Valley Christian School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    Po Box 38
    Willamina , OR , 97396
    (503)879-5812
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    7.9  mi  |  18  students  |  Gr.  2-9
  • Dallas Faith Christian School
    (Christian)
    2290 E Ellendale Ave
    Dallas , OR , 97338
    (503)623-6632
    (Christian)
    10.5  mi  |  84  students  |  Gr.  K-8
  • Mcminnville Mcminnville Christian High School
    (Christian)
    Po Box 1288
    Mcminnville , OR , 97128
    (503)435-4800
    (Christian)
    13  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Mcminnville
    Trinity Learning Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Other Lutheran)
    125 Se Cowls Street
    Mcminnville , OR , 97128
    (503)434-5695
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Other Lutheran)
    13.7  mi  |  69  students  |  Gr.  PK-K

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