Bloomington School of the Month: Valley View Middle School

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Monday, November 16th, 2015 at 11:09am.

This month, the Kris Lindahl Team salutes Bloomington’s Valley View Middle School. With a total enrollment of 728 students and 55 full-time teachers, the school has a student-teacher ratio of about 13:1.

Extra-Curricular Offerings

Valley View Middle School offers students a long list of activities and clubs in which they’re invited to participate. These include honors orchestra, the math team, snowriders club, TV-Morning News Crew and more.

If it’s athletics your student is interested in, she or he can participate in cross-country, football, volleyball, track and more.

Rankings and Test Scores

In 2015, school rankings site SchoolDigger.com ranks Valley View Middle School 383 of 519 public middle schools in Minnesota.

On this year’s Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments Series III (MCA-III) exams 49.8 percent of Valley View 8th graders met or exceeded the standard in math. The district’s average in math is 58.5 percent while the state’s is 57.8.

On the reading section of the exams 39.4 percent of these 8th graders met or exceeded the standard compared to 56.6 percent overall in the district and 56 in the state.        

Valley View Middle School is located at 8900 Portland Avenue in Bloomington. Call the school at (952) 681-5800.

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