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State

Kansas

Number of Students

1350

SAT Average

1864

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Blue Valley Public School

Public School District – Overland Park , Kansas

Located in the “Heartland” of the US, Blue Valley Public School District has five high schools. The Blue Valley Public School District provides students opportunities for academic achievement by combining challenging academics with high-level extracurricular activities to give students a positive high school experience.

Facilities
School facilities are attractive and modern, equipped with the latest in state-of-the-art equipment. Each year the district adds more learning spaces and high-tech tools to keep the Blue Valley Public School District in step with current innovations.

Sports and Arts
Blue Valley takes tremendous pride in sportsmanship and wants everyone to positively contribute and get involved in sports. They strive to provide the most enriching experiences for all of students by providing a wide variety of opportunities; some art programs participate in local, regional, and national festivals and competitions, receiving high ratings.

Awards and Accomplishments
Blue Valley Public Schools was named by Newsweek and the Washington Post as having the top high schools in the US, the district has also been given the important Governor’s Award and Blue Ribbon Award from the US Department of Education.

Community Information
Overland Park is a suburb of nearby Kansas City and is the second largest city in the State of Kansas. Consistently ranked in the top 10 of “The 100 Best Cities to Live” in the US by CNN and Money magazine, it has many amazing spaces for students to visit like the Botanical Gardens, Museum of Contemporary Art and more.

Location
Located about 20 minutes south of Kansas City.

Area population: 1,807,730
Town website: City of Overland Park

Dates
Estimated Start Date: Mid August
Estimated End Date: Late May

School Facts

Number Of Schools In District

5

Student Population

Co-Educational

Number of Students

1350

Accepting Students to Grades

9-12

Teacher/Student Ratio

1:19

Average Class Size

22

ESL Programs

No

IB Programs

No

Offer Diploma

Yes

Religious Affiliation

None

SAT Average

1864

Foreign Languages

  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish

University Acceptance Rate

97%

Arts

  • Band
  • Broadcast
  • Choir
  • Dance
  • Newspaper
  • Orchestra
  • Theater
  • Visual Arts
  • Yearbook

AP Courses

  • Biology
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Chemistry
  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • European History
  • French Language and Culture
  • Latin
  • Microeconomics
  • Physics
  • Psychology
  • Spanish Language and Culture
  • Statistics
  • Studio Art
  • US Government
  • US History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Diving
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Extracurricular Activities & Clubs

  • Art
  • Book Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Chess
  • Community Service
  • Debate
  • DECA
  • Drama
  • Environmental
  • Forensics
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Future Farmers of America
  • Language
  • Math
  • Mentoring Program
  • National Honor Society
  • Student Council
  • Student Ambassadors

School Location

Partial List of College and University Acceptances

Baylor University, Creighton University, Drake University, Emporia State University, Indiana University, Iowa State University, Kansas State University, Missouri State University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Oklahoma State University, Pittsburg State University, Texas Christian University, The University of Tulsa, Truman State University, University of Arizona, University of Arkansas, University of Central Missouri, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Kansas, University of Missouri, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Washburn University

University Acceptance Rate: 97%        

Closest International and Local Airports: Kansas City Downtown Municipal Airport (MKC)
For Details Visit Website: Blue Valley Public School

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