Pleasant Valley Primary is committed to the development of life-long learners who work collaboratively and support one another as they grow academically, socially, emotionally, behaviorally, and physically. We are dedicated to creating a safe and caring environment where students can take risks, think critically, develop character and a love of learning.
We dedicate ourselves to the Mission of inspiring our staff, students, parents and school community to create a trusting, respectful, and collaborative teaching and learning environment where the whole child can grow, achieve, develop, and realize the foundations for future learning. We strive to create the best possible teaching and learning environment for all of the stakeholders in the educational process.
The 5 tenets of Effective Schools are evident at Pleasant Valley Primary, and the school is on the path that directly correlates to the principles of the Battle Ground Public School District’s Strategic Plan such as: Extended Learning Opportunities, Quality Learning, Continuous Improvement, Health and Wellness, and High Expectations.
Dear parents and guardians of Pleasant Valley students:
School Safety and Preparedness is a topic that is always on
the forefront of our minds and practices at Pleasant Valley schools. We want to share with you some of the policies
and procedures that we have newly implemented and remind you of others that we
continue to follow for student safety and campus security.
Update your emergency
Please call the school office to report any changes to phone numbers, email
and home addresses, emergency contacts, medications, allergies, special
instructions, parenting plans and any other information that we may need to
know about your child. In the event of an emergency, we most often use the
telephone to contact parents.
What to expect when
you visit campus
Please help us to implement new procedures and follow ones already in place:
Check in and out at the office; do not go
directly to a classroom, building or field
Be prepared to show proof of identification
Visitors could be detained until school staff
verifies identity and purpose of visit
Communicate with and follow the directions of
Use crosswalks when walking to and from the
Do not knock on a classroom’s door and expect to
All exterior doors except for the main entrances
are locked during the day
Students will follow campus rules and behavioral
While we cannot be completely prepared for every circumstance that might arise;
we will do our best to handle situations and communicate with parents. Some
things we do to help us be prepared are participate in safety and security
trainings; conduct 10 drills during the year: three fire drills, three
earthquake drills, one shelter-in-place, three lockdowns; and the district's
school resource officer works with the Clark County Sheriff's Office to promote
campus safety and security.
In the event of an emergency, we might move students to an off-campus
location. If we must vacate the campus,
all students and staff will be transported to a location that you will be made
aware of through emergency notification methods, including automated telephone
In an emergency situation, Battle Ground Public Schools
follows the national Incident Command System (ICS) protocol, a standardized
approach to the command, control, and coordination of emergency response that
lets responders from multiple agencies work together effectively.
Please report any incidents or issues on SafeSchools, an anonymous
incident reporting system employed by Battle Ground Public Schools.