VALLEY PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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12301 LAMAR AVE
LEAWOOD, KS 66209
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Phone: 913-239-7600
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 8
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Blue Valley Unified School District 229
  • Students/Teacher: 13:1
  • Students/Grade: 83.8
  • Number Students: 503
  • Number Teachers: 60
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 5463
  • Poverty Level: 0 - 5.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Mark Lange
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (5 ratings)
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    School Reviews (6 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-08-08
    "Reading some posts that say VPE doesn't focus enough on gifted children. I've had a completely different experience. I'm amazed by the things the school has done for our gifted child. Frankly, we're blown away by our experience with the regular AND gifted program. Look at the overall test scores for the school. High 90's percentiles don't lie. Teacher involvement, parent involvement, staff involvement all GREAT at tho school. I've seen treachers at evening parent activities. That level of engagement is pretty dang cool. For the most part, the teachers are highly engaged. We're incredibly pleased."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-02-09
    "Teachers are biased based on ethnicity. Too much racial discrimination. Gifted kids don't get all the tools they need. They think they are an excellent school, that's why they don't improve in some areas."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-04-21
    "Emphasis on assessment test too much, gifted kids are not getting enough attention"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-08-26
    "Wonderful schools and great teachers. Only negative is that they push the kids maybe too hard."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-07-17
    "Our daughter's experience at Valley Park was awful. The behavior childrens' behavior in the classroom was very poor to each other and to their second grade teacher. Complaints made to the principal went completely ignored and unanswered."
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