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Schools Overview in Spring Valley, Las Vegas, NV

Spring Valley is part of the Clark County School District and is home to schools from PK to the 12th grade. This tour helps newcomers get acquainted with the area's best schools, including the public and the private ones. Enjoy!

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School (PK-5)

Wayne N Tanaka Elementary School is a public school serving 916 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 6/10 GreatSchools rating.

The Tanaka Elementary School offers a strong academic curriculum and stimulating environment. The school's philosophy involves a relentless focus on learning with full cooperation between teachers, students and parents.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/tanaka/
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Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School (6-8)

Wilbur & Theresa Faiss Middle School is a public school serving 1228 students in grades 6-8. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Faiss Middle School's mission is to promote respect, encourage learning and academic achievements through a challenging curriculum and engaging activities. The school offers such extracurricular activities as: athletics, music and visual arts.

Source: http://www.faissmiddleschool.net
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Kathy L. Batterman Elementary School (PK-5)

Kathy L. Batterman Elementary School is a public school serving 972 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Kathy L. Batterman Elementary School is committed to making a difference in each child's life. The school's philosophy is that every student can learn and achieve their goals with the help of caring teachers and a nurturing environment.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/batterman

Victoria Fertitta Middle School (6-8)

Victoria Fertitta Middle School is a public school serving 1395 students in grades 6-8. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Victoria Fertitta Middle School received a Five Star ranking under the Nevada School Performance Framework. The Five Star is the highest ranking available to schools and indicates a high performance in student proficiency and growth on State exams. The school offers the following extracurricular activities: homework club, English & Language Arts and Math help.

Source: http://www.fertittams.com/; http://nspf.doe.nv.gov/
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Lucille S Rogers Elementary School (PK-5)

Lucille S Rogers Elementary School is a public school serving 678 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Lucille S Rogers' Motto is: "Children Are The Heart Of Our Future". The school's main mission is to promote academic excellence and social responsibility with the help of its staff, teachers, students, and parents.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/rogers
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Hayes Elementary School (PK-5)

Keith C & Karen W Hayes Elementary School is a public school serving 674 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 7/10 GreatSchools rating.

Hayes Elementary offers a positive and safe environment for children to grow and achieve their full potential. Through full cooperation between the administration, teachers and parents, as well as a rigorous curriculum, the school guides its students towards a responsible, productive and successful future.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/hayes
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Patricia A. Bendorf Elementary School (PK-5)

Patricia A Bendorf Elementary School is a public school serving 848 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Patricia A Bendorf Elementary received a Five Star ranking under the Nevada School Performance Framework. The Five Star is the highest ranking available to schools and indicates a high performance in student proficiency and growth on State exams.
The school offers the following extracurricular activities: Student Council and School Choir.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/bendorf/;http://nspf.doe.nv.gov/School/Overview/02/02138.1?years=2014
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Roger M. Bryan Elementary School (K-5)

Roger M Bryan Elementary School is a public school serving 669 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Roger M. Bryan Elementary offers its students a safe and nurturing environment, with teachers that care about each child's needs and fully support parent involvement. The school's mission is to give each child the opportunity to achieve their full potential, as well as inspire compassion, responsibility and respect.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/rogerbryan/
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M J Christensen Elementary School (PK-5)

M J Christensen Elementary School is a public school serving 677 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 5/10 GreatSchools rating.

M. J. Christensen's motto is "Sailing to New Horizons". The school's main focus is to offer its students the knowledge, skills and ethics necessary to further succeed both academically and socially.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/christensen/
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Herbert A Derfelt Elementary School (PK-5)

Herbert A Derfelt Elementary School is a public school serving 654 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 8/10 GreatSchools rating.

Herbert A Derfelt Elementary School's mission is to offer students the opportunity to succeed and gain knowledge through involvement, intervention and a modern curriculum.

Source: http://herbertderfeltes.weebly.com/
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Marion Earl Elementary School (PK-5)

Marion B Earl Elementary School is a public school serving 726 students in grades PK-5. The school has a 5/10 GreatSchools rating.

Marion Earl school's mission is to teach students to be independent and successfully reach their potential, both academically and socially.

Source: http://schools.ccsd.net/marionearl/
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College of Southern Nevada High School: West Charleston Campus (11-12)

College of Southern Nevada High School West (public) serves 191 students, grades 11-12. The school has a 10/10 GreatSchools rating.

The High School is part of the College of Southern Nevada's Charleston Campus, the largest of the 3 main campuses. It is located in the city of Las Vegas, approximately 6 miles west of downtown. The High School offers dedicated students the chance to take college classes while they are still in high school, and accumulate credits which later count towards their college education. The school is demanding and requires a certain level of maturity and responsibility, but it can be well worth the effort.

Source: www.csn.edu
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Hyde Park Middle School (6-8)

Hyde Park Middle School (public) serves 1728 students, grades 6-8. The school has a 9/10 GreatSchools rating.

Hyde Park Middle School is considered one of the best middle schools in the area, it offers students an advanced learning curriculum with a particularly strong math and sciences program. The school offers a number of clubs and extra-curriculum activities: Bowling, Chess Club, Paper and Glue, Homework Club, Anti-Bullying Club, Basketball, etc.

Source: http://www.hydeparkms.org
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Calvary Chapel Christian School (PK-12)

Calvary Chapel Christian School is a private school serving 583 students in grades PK-12. It is coed, religious and Christian affiliated.

Calvary Chapel is an accredited ACSI Christian school. The school's mission is to offer a safe and nurturing environment, while providing a strong academic curriculum which integrates Christian principles and the Word of God.

Source: http://cccslions.org/cccs-welcome/
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Kids 'R' Kids of Southwest Las Vegas (PK-2)

Kids R Kids of SW Las Vegas is a preschool that enrolls 181 students.

Kids R Kids is located near the center of Spring Valley and offers a 17,000 sq. ft. facility with 10 classrooms, a cafeteria, resource room, before and after-class gym, and four large play areas.

Source: http://www.kidsrkidslasvegas.com/
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Spring Valley Montessori School (PK-6)

Spring Valley Montessori School is a private school serving 79 students in grades PK-K, 2-6. It is coed, Montessori and Nonsectarian affiliated.

The Spring Valley Montessori School places a strong emphasis on individualized education and moral guidance. The school's curriculum is strong based on the Montessori approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.

Source: http://www.springvalley.org/;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montessori_education
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Las Vegas Day School (PK-8)

Las Vegas Day School is a private school serving 950 students in grades PK-8. It is coed and Nonsectarian affiliated.

Las Vegas Day School is one of the best rated schools in Las Vegas, it offers a very strong academic curriculum, as well as moral and social guidance. The school provides a safe and very modern environment, stimulating students to reach their full potential.
The school also offers the following extracurricular activities and clubs: Student Coincil, Science Club, Journalism, Computer Club, Video production, Mathcounts, Quest Club, Drama Club, Choir, Chess Club, Art Club, Sports.

Source: http://lvds.com/student-activities
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Mountain Heights Montessori (PK-1)

Mountain Heights Montessori is a private school serving 67 students in grades PK-3. It is coed, Montessori and Nonsectarian affiliated.

The school is relatively new, it was started in 2007 by two long time educators, Lana Strong and Aja Staniszewski, who saw the need for an institution which promoted both strong academics and social connectivity.
Mountain Heights Montessori is a school focused on applying the famed Montessori educational model, developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori. It is characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.

Source: http://www.mhmlv.com/;http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montessori_education
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Cornerstone Christian Academy (PK-8)

Cornerstone Christian Academy is a private school serving 531 students in grades PK-8. It is coed, religious and Christian affiliated.

CornerStone Christian Academy prides itself with a long heritage of academic excellence. The school has produced scores above both state and national averages for years. Parents and students alike come back to CornerStone year after year for this very reason.
The school does also offer Christian education, including - Bible memorization, grade based religious curriculum, and weekly chapel services.

Source: http://www.cornerstonelv.com/academy/about-us/
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Kids Campus Learning Center (PK-K)

Kids Campus Learning Center is a preschool that enrolls 43 students.

The learning center offers proven educational programs for Toddlers, Preschoolers, Kindergartners and school age children that incorporate the most current and effective early childhood teaching methods and standards.

Source: http://kidscampuslv.com/
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Helen Meyer Community Center

Helen Meyer Community Center is a Childcare Center in Spring Valley NV. The center accepts children ages of: 3yrs – 5yrs, and has a maximum capacity of 18 children. The center offers the following amenities: Ballfields, Center, Fitness Course, Picnic Areas, Playground, Spray Pool, Tennis, Walking Course.

Source: http://childcarecenter.us
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Schools Overview in Spring Valley, Las Vegas, NV