• The following are just some of the many distinctions Blue Valley Schools and its students have recently earned:


    • In Forbes’ 2023 Best in State Employers list, Blue Valley Schools ranked in the top 5 overall in Kansas.

    • Blue Valley's ACT composite average for 2022 graduates was 23.7 with 1,720 testers. The state average was 19.9 and the national average was 22.

    • 2022 Blue Valley graduates recorded another year of strong SAT scores while exceeding state and national averages.  Blue Valley students scored an average of 1297 on the test that measures math and evidence-based reading and writing. In Kansas, the average is 1238 and nationwide the average is 1050 out of a possible 1600.  While only 2% of Kansas testers took the SAT, 11% of Blue Valley graduates took the SAT.

    • All five Blue Valley high schools earned top 10 recognition in Kansas and placed in the top 10% nationally on the 2024 U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools list. 

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    • Blue Valley's graduation rate is 97.4 percent.

    • 56 Blue Valley seniors were named 2024 National Merit semifinalists by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation - the most in a Kansas school district. 

    • Two Blue Valley seniors named 2023 U.S. Presidential Scholars.

    • Two Blue Valley seniors named 2024 U.S. Presidential Scholars semifinalists.

    • The district's bond rating continues to be excellent with an Aaa rating from Moody's and an AA+ rating from Standard & Poor's. The excellent rating helps to save patron tax dollars by allowing the district better interest rates on the bonds sold.

    • The CAPS Network has expanded to 100 programs, across more than 170 school districts in 22 states and three international locations. The CAPS Network continues to gain greater national visibility and awareness.
    • Niche released its 2024 Best Schools in America rankings and Blue Valley tops three Kansas lists — Districts with the Best Teachers in Kansas, Best School Districts in Kansas and Best place to teach in Kansas.  The district was also named a top 100 district, ranking among the top 1% best districts in the country. To read more about the rankings, click here