The Valley School

5255 S. Linden Rd.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473-0485
Tel: (810)767-4004
Grades: PK-12 | 60 students
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The Valley School was organized in 1970 to provide an educational alternative for students in the greater Flint area.
The founders' priorities, which are still of major importance today, include low student-teacher ratio, acceleration for students where appropriate, strong emphasis on the arts, and an atmosphere of religious and ethnic tolerance.
Valley has always worked hard to maintain a diverse student body racially, ethnically, socio-economically and geographically.
This diversification has enriched Valley students, as they learn to work and play with people who are different from themselves.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Independent Schools Association of the Central States
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1970

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
25%
State avg.: 17%
Students by Grade The Valley School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 4:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
60%
Average Class Size 8 students
Average ACT score 26

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies by grades
% on Financial Aid
75%
Average Financial Aid Grant $3,000
Acceptance Rate
85%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Minka Owens

Sports

Total Sports Offered 3 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Every Valley Student is...a scholar, an artist, an athlete, an independent thinker, a volunteer, an ambassador..... One of a Kind.You
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