Valwood School

Po Box 4930,
Valdosta, GA, 31604-0316
Tel: (229)242-8491
As an independent, college preparatory school, Valwood School's mission is to instill in its students an enthusiasm for academic excellence, the foundations of strong character, and a commitment to serve others.
Valwood's academic program offers students a challenging curriculum based on high expectations and a close interaction between teacher and student.
Valwood seeks to develop in its students intellectual curiosity and the ability to read with understanding, think critically, speak fluently, and write effectively.
Valwood strives to build strong character in its students by requiring them to follow a code of honor based on fundamental values of integrity, honesty, and responsibility.
The school also encourages participation in programs outside the classroom designed to build strong character by developing confidence, independence, teamwork, and leadership.
Valwood works to instill in its students an abiding commitment to service by fostering in them respect for others, compassion for those in need, an understanding of civic duty, and a responsibility to serve the communities in which they live.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students 338 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 11%
State avg.: 23%
Students by Grade Valwood School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 47 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is One Way Christian Academy (5.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Crossroads Baptist School (4.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St John Catholic School (5 miles away)
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  • Valdosta Crossroads Baptist School
    (Baptist)
    3001 Country Club Dr
    Valdosta , GA , 31602
    (229)241-7627
    (Baptist)
    4.4  mi  |  136  students  |  Gr.  K-6
  • Valdosta
    St John Catholic School
    (Roman Catholic)
    800 Gornto Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31602
    (229)244-2556
    (Roman Catholic)
    5  mi  |  177  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Valdosta
    One Way Christian Academy
    (Pentecostal)
    3909 Bemiss Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31605
    (229)244-6824
    (Pentecostal)
    5.1  mi  |  11  students  |  Gr.  KG-12
  • Valdosta
    Open Bible Christian School
    (Baptist)
    3992 N Oak Street Ext
    Valdosta , GA , 31605
    (229)244-6694
    (Baptist)
    5.7  mi  |  262  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
  • Valdosta
    Lighthouse Christian School
    (Baptist)
    4565 Bemiss Rd
    Valdosta , GA , 31605
    (229)244-8436
    (Baptist)
    6  mi  |  40  students  |  Gr.  KG-12

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