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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

Dan Claussen Memorial Scholarship

Dan Claussen was a lifelong farmer, a former Fire Chief of the Pleasant Valley Fire Department, and served as the Assistant Fire Chief with the City of Bettendorf.  His memberships included the Scott County Dairy Board and Scott County Cattleman’s Association.  He was a life time supporter of 4H, previously a member and leader. He and his wife Peg, of 50 years, farmed in Pleasant Valley and raised three PV graduates.  They have seven grandchildren and three great grandchildren.  Peg worked 28 years for PVCSD.  The Claussen Family was consistently involved and dedicated to serving the PV district mission in whatever way necessary.

Dan was hard working, appreciated a good work ethic, and above all, cherished his family.  Dan was a kind-hearted neighbor, always willing to help.  No matter the need, he was always there for others, whether it was for use on the farm, or a need from a neighbor or the community.

Criteria to Apply:

  • Strong work ethic
  • Student must display the following characteristics on a daily basis: hardworking, positive, determined
  • Student must be planning to purse post-secondary education (trade school, community college, or university)

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay:

  • Throughout his life, Dan Claussen believed in hard work, accountability, and a positive mindset.  Please describe how these characteristics have helped you be successful in your life thus far.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us why you've chosen your field of study.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us what your plans are after your post-secondary education is complete.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us about one of the following: your ability to problem solve, work with others, and/or your dedication to the community.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us how you've overcome an obstacle.
  • In less than 250 words (1700 characters), please tell us anything else about yourself you think the selection committee would like to know.

Click here to Apply for a Scholarship


Past Scholarship Recipients

2023    Kayla Ruge
2022    John Carber
2021     Macey McKinnon
2020    Molly Bimm
2019     Brennan Sarver
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