Community / New to BV
The Blue Valley School District spans 91 square miles. Each school has its own attendance area. The staff members at all Blue Valley schools are here to help guide new district families through the registration process for the school in their attendance area, providing information on health and immunization requirements, transportation options and placement for special needs students.
Actived: 7 days ago
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools was named to Forbes Best-in-State Employers list, ranking number one among all Kansas employers. Blue Valley is the top-ranked K-12 school district in the Kansas City metro area. Blue Valley's ACT composite average for 2020 graduates was …
(Just Now) Emergency Safety Interventions (ESI) refers to the use of seclusion or physical restraint. District personnel may use seclusion and/or physical restraint only when less restrictive alternatives were determined by the school employee to be inappropriate or ineffective, and when a student's behavior presents an immediate physical danger to self or others.
(6 days ago) The superintendent makes the final decision to keep schools open or close school during inclement weather before 6 a.m. based on these factors: Weather service information - The district consults with a private weather service for information on weather conditions and forecasts, specific to …
Blue Valley Schools / Homepage
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2021-2022 Dashboard / 2021-2022 BV COVID-19 Dashboard
(Just Now) The 2021-22 COVID-19 dashboard will be updated on Fridays beginning Friday, Aug. 27. Dashboard data is collected at mid-day on Wednesdays. The information reflects district-wide and school-specific data from the prior week (Wednesday to Wednesday). In order to best protect privacy, we will combine student and staff data and will not include
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools English Language Learners program provides instruction for English language acquisition, so students can succeed in academic content, and adapt socially and culturally. PROGRAM OBJECTIVES. Blue Valley Schools is committed to providing quality educational services to English Language Learners (ELLs).
(Just Now) CHILD-FIND: STUDENTS ATTENDING PRIVATE SCHOOLS. When children are enrolled by their parents in private schools, the public school has continuing responsibility for child find and must locate, evaluate, and identify children with exceptionalities (including gifted) in private schools just as they do in the public schools.
Leawood Elementary / Homepage
(3 days ago) LEAWOOD ELEMENTARY. I would like to Kindergarten News! It is the time of the year when we begin to collect information about our incoming Kindergarten class for the 2021 -2022 school years. Please click the link below to provide us with your contact information.
District Overview / History
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools has grown to encompass five high schools, nine middle schools, 21 elementary schools, an alternative high school, the Center for Advanced Professional Studies and Hilltop Campus, all serving 23,000 students. When taking a step back in history, however, it is clear the district did not always look this way.
Board of Education
(Just Now) A component of Kansas Senate Bill 40 (SB 40) gives local boards of education sole authority to take actions in response to the COVID-19 state of disaster emergency related to school closures, learning modes and COVID-19 mitigation efforts. The legislation also provides that employees, students, and parents or guardians of students who are unhappy with the COVID-19 interventions in …
Programs / World Language Immersion
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools’ inaugural language immersion program began in the 2017-18 school year at Wolf Springs Elementary. The school will welcome its fifth incoming kindergarten immersion class in August 2021. Up to one-half of immersion students at Wolf Springs come from the Blue Valley Southwest attendance area.
Employment / About Employment
(Just Now) The Blue Valley School District conducts employment background investigations as part of the process of considering candidacy for employment. Effective 7/1/12, smoking or use of tobacco products is prohibited in all district-owned buildings, on all grounds and at athletic facilities, in district-leased facilities, on school buses and in all vehicles owned or leased by the Blue Valley School
COVID-19 Protocols / COVID-19 Protocols
(Just Now) At elementary schools, a student’s main cohort is the homeroom student group to which they are assigned. Cohorts at middle school and high school are within student grouping or seating assignments as defined within each classroom/setting throughout the school day. This practice is similar to the 2020 - …
Registration / Student Transfers
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools recognizes that the opportunity to transfer schools is a valuable resource for those who have unique personal, social or academic needs. The district is committed to preserving the opportunity for all students while maintaining the integrity of programs within our schools.
District Overview / Demographics
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools is committed to examining multiple perspectives and working to prepare all members of the Blue Valley community to thrive in a diverse world. The district's diversity team leads Blue Valley's efforts toward culturally responsive schools. This work was affirmed when The Greater Kansas City Interfaith Council awarded The Table
Lakewood Elementary / Homepage
(3 days ago) Lakewood Elementary is a 2019 Blue Ribbon School, a prestigious honor awarded to only 362 schools nationwide this year.This is the first time Lakewood Elementary has received a Blue Ribbon Award. The program recognizes schools in two performance categories. Lakewood was recognized as an “Exemplary High Performing” school.
High School / AVID
(Just Now) Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a program offered at all district high schools that is designed to help give students the study and learning skills they need to tackle more advanced classes. AVID also helps prepare students for success in four-year colleges and universities.
Food and Nutrition / About Food and Nutrition
(9 days ago) Blue Valley Schools Food and Nutrition Services' meal program serves appealing, reasonably priced meals to your child and to all the students in Blue Valley schools (eligible students may receive meals free or at a reduced price). Meals are planned by the Director of Food and Nutrition Services, with assistance from cafeteria managers and input
COVID-19 Updates / COVID-19 Updates
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools is eager to welcome back our students and staff for the 2021-22 school year. We are thankful to be a part of such an incredible and caring community of families, staff and administrators. This coming year will surely bring its share of challenges, but as proven over the past 17 months, we are resilient and will get through
Community / Volunteer
(9 days ago) Volunteers will not be placed at schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year. We will keep the website updated with our Back to School plan for the 2021-22 school year. Thank you for your interest and support. Below is the district information concerning current volunteers and visitors to our schools.
Facilities and Operations
(Just Now) About Blue Valley Schools Facilities. Recognized as one of the nation’s leaders in K-12 educational facility design and maintenance, the Facilities and Operations department exists to create and maintain exceptional learning environments for student success.
(6 days ago) The Canvas Parent app can be installed on mobile devices ( iOS , Android) to make viewing more convenient. Observer accounts can: View student grades. Read announcements. View the calendar. See the course syllabus. Access a list of assignments with due dates. See online assignments, but not discussion posts. Set up email or text notifications
Food and Nutrition
(Just Now) 8. $82,621. $6,886. $1,589. Each additional person: $8,399. $700. $162. Questions can be directed to Bobbi Valverde via email [email protected]bluevalleyk12.org ; by calling (913) 239-4106 or making an appointment to come by our offices located at 14950 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66223.
BVSD Reservation Request
(6 days ago) Terms & Conditions The above-named group, person, or organization agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Unified School District No. 229, Johnson County, State of Kansas (“School District”), its officers, agents, servants and employees, from any and all liability of whatever kind or nature resulting from the death of, or injury to any person or damage to any property which occurs while such
High School / College and Career Readiness
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools is committed to preparing students for success in college and career after high school. The following videos and supporting documents will answer many common questions related to Naviance Family Connection, Blue Valley's personalized college and career planning tool, college credit in high school, Junior Year Meeting planning, college admissions, and college financial aid.
Student Well-Being / Bullying
(Just Now) BULLYING: AN OVERVIEW. Any aggressive behavior that is sufficiently severe, repeated or widespread that creates an intimidating, threatening or abusive educational environment for a student or staff person. There are four broad forms of bullying: Physical bullying. Intentional aggression that involves injuring someone or damaging their property.
Student Services / Section 504
(Just Now) The Assistant Superintendent of Special Education coordinates the District's compliance with Section 504. The Assistant Superintendent of Special Education can be contacted at 15020 Metcalf, Overland Park, Kansas 66283-0901, (913) 239-4044.
Employment / Blue Valley Onboarding
(Just Now) Thank you for selecting Blue Valley Schools as the school district and students to invest your passion, time, expertise and energy! We are committed to giving you the support, information, and resources necessary to make a smooth transition to our district and, in many cases, the beginning of your career in …
Athletics and Activities
(Just Now) Activities promote positive relationships among schools, coaches, teachers, sponsors, parents, students and the community. School and community cooperation promote quality activity/athletic programs. An essential element of a strong activity/athletic program is in …
High School / Naviance
(Just Now) Blue Valley Schools' counselors implement most aspects of Naviance Family Connection with students during the school day. In addition, some teachers use the research tools for college and career exploration. The web-based system is available to 6th - 12th grade students anytime they want to access it, from school or at home.
Bond 2020 / FAQs
(Just Now) Many Blue Valley schools were built more than 25 years ago. This bond gives the district an opportunity to look at how learning has changed and to meet the needs of today’s teachers and students through flexible spaces. It also provides an opportunity to build a new elementary school in the growing southern portion of the district.
News and Media / eNews
(Just Now) Location: MAWD COVID-19 Drive-In Testing Clinic at 14950 Newton St, Overland Park, KS 66223 (Northwest of CAPS on the Blue Valley School District Campus) Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM-3:30 PM. Testing Appointments and Information: Families will make testing appointments, register, and provide testing consent by calling 913-239-4371.