Supports and Programs

Academic Resource

Academic resource is designed for students needing to make up work or to acquire special help. Academic resource is available daily 7–7:45 a.m., Tuesday 3:00-3:20 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon. Math academic resource is available each period every day Monday through Friday.

Success Center/Learning Lab

The Success Center is designed for students who are behind in credits, not progressing towards graduation, or who have been recommended by their Valley counselor. (Specific details are provided under information for Unique Programs & Courses).

Fundamentals of Writing Lab

This course is available for students concurrently enrolled in Fundamentals of Writing who show a definite need to improve their writing skills. (Specific details are provided under Language Arts.)

English as a Second Language

Two semesters of ESL may be counted as fulfilling two of the eight high school language arts requirements, one literature course and one elective. Eight semesters of ESL may be counted as elective credits used to fulfill graduation requirements. With the exception of the special provisions stated above, ESL students must meet all graduation requirements of Valley High School in order to receive a diploma.


The school district each year compiles a list of individuals qualified to tutor high school students in the various academic areas. This list is available in the Counseling Center.

The information on this page has been updated for the 2017-18 school year. Please see the 2016-17 curriculum catalog for this school year.