What grades are served at Valley Prep School?
Valley Prep School is a Preschool thru 8th grade independent, private school. We offer classes with 15:1 student-teacher ratio.
Does Valley Prep have a community or religious affiliation?
No, Valley Prep is an independent, secular, coeducational, not-for-profit 501(c) 3 school founded in 1957.
What secondary or high schools do your students attend after 8th grade?
Valley Prep 8th grade graduates have recently attended the following high schools: Redlands High School, Redlands East Valley High School, Citrus Valley High School, The Webb Schools, Aquinas High School, Arrowhead Christian Academy, Loma Linda Academy and Redlands Adventist Academy.
Is Valley Prep School accredited?
Valley Prep is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC); the California Association of Independent Schools (CAIS), and the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS).
What is the foreign language curriculum?
Preschool thru 1st grade students learn French AND Spanish. Beginning in Grade 2, students choose either French OR Spanish.
What is the school calendar year?
Valley Prep follows closely the calendar of Redlands Unified School District. We begin classes in mid-August, and end in early June (175 days).
What are the hours of school?
8am – 3pm for Preschool through 8th grade (with Before/Aftercare available from 7am to 6pm)
Do you have transportation in the community?
No, Valley Prep does not provide community based transportation. Our families are encouraged to allow us to facilitate introductions for carpool arrangements, as we have students attending from many communities throughout the Inland Empire.
How do we begin the application process?
Valley Prep’s admissions process starts with a campus tour where we’ll introduce our student community and curriculum.