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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 Schools has five high schools. Blue Valley Schools provides students opportunities for academic achievement by combining challenging academics with high-level extracurricular activities to give students a positive high school experience.

FACILITIES
Each year the district adds more learning spaces and high-tech tools to keep Blue Valley Schools up to date with current innovations. Recently Blue Valley created the Center
for Advanced Professional Studies (CAPS): a cutting edge research facility that provides mentorships and dual-credit college courses.

SPORTS AND ARTS
Blue Valley takes tremendous pride in sportsmanship and wants every student-athlete to positively participate. The district strives to provide the most enriching experiences for all students by providing a variety of opportunities; some art programs participate in local, regional, and national festivals and competitions, receiving high ratings.

AWARDS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Blue Valley’s high schools were named top high schools in Kansas and the US by US News & World Report as well as the Washington Post. The CAPS program received the 2016-
17 Exemplar School Award. 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 top ten 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 Fall Start: Mid-August
Estimated Fall End: Late December
Estimated Spring Start: Early January
Estimated Spring End: 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

  • Chinese
  • 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
  • Statistics
  • Spanish Language
  • Studio Art
  • US Government
  • US History
  • World History

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country Running
  • 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 (FBLA)
  • Future Farmers of America
  • Language
  • Math
  • 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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