Valley School

15700 Sherman Way
Van Nuys, CA 91406-0914
Tel: (818)786-4720
Grades: PK-8 | 362 students
The Valley Schools is a prestigious learning institution for young people, pre-school through 8th grade, located in Van Nuys, california.
We provide determined exposure to the tools of enlightenment in a disciplined, caring environment produces students who quickly learn how to learn.
Our program is enriched by a wide range of cultural, social and extra-curricular activities designed to produce well-rounded young graduates.
We offer students everything they can get in comparable schools ' but more of it, and better.
Besides the courses you'd expect (reading, writing, math, history, science, art) we provide enhanced learning opportunities.

School Overview

Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1950

Student Body

Total Students 362 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 44%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $8,730
Tuition Notes Tuition and fees for the 2008� 2009 school year is $7700 to $8730, depending on the grade level of your child.
Admissions Director James Haddad

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Dance, Football, Golf, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
DanceFootball,
GolfSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
Volleyball

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 6 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Art Club, Computer Club, Dance, Drama Workshop, Magic Class, Musical Instrument Lessons Art Club, Computer Club, Dance, Drama Workshop, Magic Class, Musical Instrument Lessons,
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School Reviews

Excellent hidden gem in the valley. My son is in Valley School middle school. We came as a group to the middle school from a very academic public elementary school. We had many choices and got accepted to honors/SAS/magnet/charter public schools in the area and we had the option to go to other private schools. We are a very academic family and education is very important to us. Valley schools really offered what we needed in a small, cozy setting. It is academic, nurturing, small class size (no more than 18 kids in a class), great teachers, polite and nice kids. It offers everything we need. They recently renovated their gymnasium, and have redone the pool. Principal Haddad is extremely caring and really makes everyone feel like they are VIP. It is more affordable than many other private schools and it is definitely a step up, in my opinion from the public options that we have explored where there are over 35-40 kids in a class. Most of the kids that I had the pleasure to talk to during the tour have gone on to prestigious high schools in the area. They offer Spanish starting at the elementary level, computer science, art, a strong PE curriculum and a lot of after school enrichment classes. We are excited to be part of the valley school community.
- Posted by Parent, 08/19/13

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The average private school tuition in Los Angeles County, CA is $10,304 for elementary schools and $16,167 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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