Valleywood Middle School

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1110 50th St Se

Grand Rapids, MI 49508

(616) 538-7670

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 12

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9 Parent Reviews for Valleywood Middle School

Valleywood is great this is my second year and I am loving it I have a 4.0 an I'm in njhs also student council and it makes middle school actually fun. It's amazing!!!!

Posted by a other on 10/19/14

Valleywood is among the best of the best. How it is only rated a 5 out of 10 is beyond me. I did my student teaching here, and was able to see things from a student point of view, as well as a behind-the-scenes point of view. I have to say I've never been more impressed with a school system. The staff ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/14/13

We sent our son to Valleywood, even though it was not our "home" school. The staff is supportive, involved and clearly has a good understanding of how to teach and involve their middle school students in learning. My son loved his middle school experience. I think that speaks highly of his teachers!!! ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/04/10

As a parent of 2 Valleywood alumni and 1 current student I have only good things to say about this school. Caring teachers and administrators, great offerings and an incredibly diverse student body. Love it.

Posted by a parent on 11/02/10

Valleywood is an excellent school and in my experience as an 8th grade in this building I would honestly say they do a wonderful job of involving the students in activities and truly care about thee student's education.

Posted by a student on 06/05/09

Valleywood offers a wonderful variety of extracurricular activities in addition to regular sports, such as bowling, cooking, jazz band, musical, and a National Junior` Honors Society chapter. Top notch teachers include Mrs. Battdorf who specializes in gifted education, and Mr. Proctor who has developed ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/09/09

I think that this school is the best ever on the fact that I went to the school it may be small but it is the best

Posted by a former student on 12/22/06

The school cares about it's students success in school. Really focuses on good grades and how to improve grades. The school also shows/cares about diversity.

Posted by a parent on 12/01/06

Valleywood is a fairly good school for it's size, but for the most part the teachers are average at best and discipline needs to be more consistent.

Posted by a parent on 11/27/05

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Test Year: 2013
Valleywood Middle School
Kentwood Public Schools
Michigan
* In 2012-2013 Michigan used the Michigan Educational Assessment Program (MEAP) to test students in grades 3 through 8 in math, reading and writing; in grades 5 and 8 in science; and in grades 6 and 9 in social studies. The MEAP is a standards-based test, which measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Michigan. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level. Beginning in the 2011-2012 school year, the Michigan State Board of Education implemented new definitions of what it means to be proficient on the MEAP test. The new standards for proficiency are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change.

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Grand Rapids schools — Valleywood Middle School is located at 1110 50th St Se, Grand Rapids MI 49508. 1110 50th St Se is in the 49508 ZIP code in Grand Rapids, MI The school district for Valleywood Middle School is the Kentwood Public Schools. Valleywood Middle School is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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