Valley Park Elementary School

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12301 Lamar Ave

Leawood, KS 66209

(913) 239-7600

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 503

Students Per Teacher: 8

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Valley Park Elementary School

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 ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/08/13

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.

Posted by a parent on 02/09/12

Emphasis on assessment test too much, gifted kids are not getting enough attention

Posted by a parent on 04/21/08

Wonderful schools and great teachers. Only negative is that they push the kids maybe too hard.

Posted by a parent on 08/26/07

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.

Posted by a parent on 07/17/07

Wow! What a school! Since the addition of Dr. Cathy Austin as our principal- we have seen VPE turned into a wonderful new place. She has not only taken care of our building, but the most precious things of all- our children. She loves our kids and takes care of them each and every day! WE kid her about ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/08/06

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Test scores
Test scores for Valley Park Elementary School

KSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2012
Valley Park Elementary School
Blue Valley Unified School District 229
* In 2011-2012 Kansas used the Kansas State Assessments (KSA) to test students in grades 3 though 8, 11 and 12 in reading and math; in grades 4, 7, 11 and 12 in science; and in grades 6, 8 and 12 in history-government. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Kansas. The goal is for all students to score at or above the state standard.

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Leawood schools — Valley Park Elementary School is located at 12301 Lamar Ave, Leawood KS 66209. 12301 Lamar Ave is in the 66209 ZIP code in Leawood, KS The school district for Valley Park Elementary School is the Blue Valley Unified School District 229. Valley Park Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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