Valley At A Glance
Children walk into Valley in the morning smiling and ready for the daily challenges.
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Valley School serves students from Westmoreland, Somerset, and Cambria counties and busing is available
Teachers are experts in their fields of study and welcome a partnership with parents.
Classes in K-5 average 20 students, and most Upper School classes are divided with 13 students per section.
The curriculum is challenging with hands-on science, technology, library, and world language all beginning in kindergarten.
Everyone participates in music, art, and sports.
Valley supports a big brother/big sister program and several community service projects, culminating in a leadership program for ninth graders.
Children eat a family style lunch prepared on site with a teacher at each table.
Younger students travel to Pittsburgh, Powdermill Nature Reserve and local theatres on field trips while older students explore Wallops Island, VA; Williamsburg, VA; Gettysburg, PA; Washington, DC; and international travel experiences.
All students enjoy outside recess twice a day, and a snack is served during the morning recess time.
After Valley, students attend many of the local public and private high schools and well-known boarding schools.
Valley School’s contribution from the endowment fund helps keep tuition reasonably priced.
Need-based financial aid is available to qualifying families.
Valley School’s campus is remarkable with renovated classrooms, a newly-constructed addition, three science labs, and 400 acres of woodlands.