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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

Social Studies Department Achievement Scholarship

Students enrolled in Social Studies classes at PVHS will be exposed to a variety of learning methods, including whole group instruction, student-centered learning activities, 21st century technology, and primary source materials in the areas of history, government, economics, psychology and sociology. These classes aim to develop knowledgeable, thinking and active citizens through examination of the past, awareness of changing cultural and physical environments, and the development of critical thinking skills. This scholarship is one of 12 scholarships awarded and financed solely by the Pleasant Valley Educational Foundation, which raises funds through several events throughout the year, as well as supports the entire scholarship program at PVHS. This scholarship honors a student who has excelled in this field of study. The awardee is chosen by the faculty of the Social Studies Department.

Each awardee will demonstrate the following:

1. Needs to be well prepared by their K-12 experiences and to pursue some form of postsecondary education to expand and refine their skills and background

2. Academic Preparation – the ability to reason, solve problems, apply knowledge, and communicate effectively

3. Interpersonal Skills – the ability to work effectively with others

4. Professional Behaviors – responsibility and dependability

5. Community Mindedness – a commitment to being involved

Criteria to Apply:

  • Social Studies faculty will select the senior applicant who best exemplifies the characteristics of the New Leaders’ Scholarship Program
  • Plans to attend a college or vocational school upon graduation.

Scholarship Personal Statement/Essay:

  • 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    Brce Vining
2022    Isaiah Pielak
2021    Ingrid Hofmann
2020    Rece Vining
2019    Guilherme Pinho
2018    Abigail Melbourne
2017    Samuel Lundry
2016    Connor Johnson
2015    Grace Gode
2014    Anthony Yang
2013    Alexis Toporowski
2012    Katie Noble
2011    Christina Hesse
2010    Joseph Kluever
2009    Samantha Meyer
2008    Anna Tunnicliff
2007    Rebekah Titsworth
2006    Kiley Seligman
2005    Kathy Rodine
2004    Rachel Elsey
2003    Emily Daugherty


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