Contact Us

Administration Center

525 Belmont Road
Bettendorf, IA 52722
Office: (563) 332-5550
Fax: (563) 332-4372

The Maintenance Center

Office: (563) 332-6895

School Resource Officers
High School:
Deputy Jamey Fah
Phone: (563) 332-5151 ext. 5124

Junior High:
Deputy Peter Bawden
Phone: (563) 332-0200 ext. 2605
District Schools
Bridgeview Elementary:

Main Office: (563) 332-0215
Attendance: (563) 332-0216
Cody Elementary:

Main Office: (563) 332-0210
Attendance: (563) 332-0211
Forest Grove Elementary:

Main Office: (563) 332-0208
Fax: (563) 332-0207
Hopewell Elementary:

Main Office: (563) 332-0250
Attendance: (563) 332-0251
Pleasant View Elementary:

Main Office: (563) 332-5575
Attendance: (563) 332-5576
Pleasant Valley High School:

Main Office: (563) 332-5151
Attendance: (563) 332-6132
Pleasant Valley Junior High:

Main Office: (563) 332-0200
Attendance: (563) 332-0201
Riverdale Heights:

Main Office: (563) 332-0525
Attendance: (563) 332-0616

About Our District

"It's our goal to provide children a K-12 education experience of unsurpassed quality"

Pleasant Valley High School

The Pleasant Valley Community School District is located in a fast growing section of the Quad City Metropolitan area of eastern Iowa, right along the border of Illinois and the Mississippi River.

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The Pleasant Valley Community School District serves the education needs of approximately 5,700 students in six K-6 elementary schools, one 7-8 junior high, and one 9-12 high school. All buildings are air-conditioned and equipped with state of the art technology.

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The district was organized in 1962 and encompasses 44 square miles of eastern Scott County including the towns of LeClaire, Panorama Park, Riverdale, the village of Pleasant Valley and over one half of the City of Bettendorf. Within its borders is found a rich blend of urban, rural, suburban and small town living. The economic makeup of the district includes some of the richest farmland in the nation in concert with exceptional commercial and industrial enterprises.

Mission & Vision Statement

The mission of the Pleasant Valley Community School District as a premier innovative district in the Midwest is to prepare students to succeed in a diverse, global society by providing superior quality opportunities in a safe environment for each student to become a life-long learner and by continuously improving and customizing the educational experience.

Our goal is to have the finest academic and extra-curricular programs in the state. Not in some things but in all things. Not for some kids but for all kids.

School Improvement Plan

The Pleasant Valley Comprehensive School Improvement Plan (CSIP) is designed to chart our course for improved student learning. Through CSIP development, we work collaboratively to review data, set goals, determine actions to accomplish our goals and to evaluate the results This process of continuous improvement focuses our efforts on improvements linked to student learning.

Annual Progress Report

Each year districts in Iowa complete an Annual Progress Report (APR) to provide all stakeholders with information about their schools. The APR includes information regarding academic proficiency, academic goals, attendance rates, graduation rates, dropout rates, and highlights from the year.

To view the Annual Progress Report, please click on the following link. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Brian Strusz at (563)332-5550.

Successful Stewardship

An important element in maintaining an excellent educational program is the management of fiscal and capital resources. The district's use of a long-range planning process, a stable to growing enrollment and an increasing property tax base have helped to achieve and maintain the following results:

  • Salary and benefit schedules that attract and retain high quality faculty and staff
  • Excellent facilities and equipment maintained and updated on an ongoing basis
  • Broad community support for bond referendums, Instructional Support Levy, local option sales tax for school infrastructure and voted Physical Plant and Equipment Levy (PPEL)

Certified Staff

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For the 2023-2024 school year, there are 413 certified teachers under contract in the district. 68% of the teachers have a master’s degree and/or graduate hours beyond their master’s. 85% of the teaching staff has taught five years or more. (This includes public/non-public education both inside/outside Iowa.) The development of life-long learners is a key strategic goal. The district models this expectation in the selection, professional development, and retention of its faculty and staff. Supporting the belief that quality teaching is the single most important variable a district can influence, Pleasant Valley provides:

  • A rigorous two-year mentoring program for all beginning teachers
  • Ongoing professional development
  • An emphasis on the study and acquisition of "best practice" in the field of education
  • Encouragement toward the pursuit of advanced degree work
  • Leadership opportunities

Outstanding Property Tax Levies & Maximum Levy Limitations

Outstanding Property Tax Levies and Maximum Levy Limitations Document

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