District (USD 229) is committed to giving students an Education Beyond Expectations - an
education filled with opportunities. This K-12 district encompasses 91 square
miles in southeastern Johnson County,
Kansas. More than 20,000 students
attend Blue Valley's 34 schools, and the district is
committed to providing a personalized learning experience to every one of them.
The district has five high schools (grades 9-12), nine middle schools (grades
6-8) and 20 elementary schools (grades K-5).
Special programs include:
- Advanced Placement (AP) and other
college credit courses
- The Center for Advanced Professional Studies
- Intervention programs for reading and math
- The Blue Valley Academy, a non-traditional program for high school students
- Mentoring programs, and
- ACCESS, a program teaching independent living skills for students with
moderate to severe disabilities.
The district's Wilderness
offers students of all ages hands-on environmental education in a 30-acre
nature preserve adjoining an elementary school on the Blue River.
District provides not only a high quality
education based on the mission and strategic plan goals of unprecedented
academic success and unparalleled personal growth for every student, but it
also allows opportunities for students to grow outside the classroom as well
through a variety of extra- and co-curricular activities.
Valley staff members are
committed to helping students find their path to success. Together, we will
enable each child to become more than he or she ever hoped to be.