Valwood School

  • 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.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
State or regional independent school association
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2004

Student Body

Total Students448 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 22%
Students by Grade Valwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling

School Notes

  • 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.
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