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Quick Facts

Valley Inquiry Charter School was the first authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Program (PYP) World School in the Pacific Northwest.  Click here for more information on IB.

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IB School

Student agency is a core component of our IB program.  Students are empowered to have choices in how they inquire, research, and show their learning in all topics and transdisciplinary units. Click here to learn more about IB & student agency.

Agency

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Enrollment is open to any

K-6 student in the Salem-Keizer District boundaries. Admission is based on a lottery system as mandated by Oregon state law.  Click here for more information on our application and lottery process.

Admissions

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Valley Inquiry Charter School currently serves 208 students K-6 and are expanding to 8th Grade in the next three years.

Grades K-6

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Student action is a core component of our IB program.  Students will be challenged regularly to take action in their classes, at home, at our school, and even in our community to help make the world a better place. Click here to learn more about IB & student action.

Action

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Valley Inquiry Charter School has the highest diversity

(race, free/reduced lunch, and students with disabilities) 

of all charter schools in the SKPS district. As an IB School, we do not just value diversity; we embrace it as a valued, critical component of our

IB PYP program.

Diversity

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Valley Inquiry Charter School is 1 of 4 charter schools sponsored by the Salem-Keizer Public Schools District.  We work closely with SKPS to ensure we meet state standards, testing, safety, and social-emotional learning (SEL) requirements

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All students are expected to model the IB Learner Profile Attributes, which include being: Inquirers, Knowledgeable, Thinkers, Communicators, Principled, Open-Minded, Caring, Courageous, Balanced, & Reflective

Attributes

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Academics

Valley Inquiry Charter School students consistently  score higher than the Oregon average in attendance and individual student progress in English Language Arts and Math. We offer free enrichment in Art, Music, PE, Drama, Audio/Visual, Robotics, Soccer, STEAM, Spanish, and more.

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How to find us

Phone:

503.399.3150

Valley Inquiry Charter School

5774 Hazelgreen Rd NE

Salem, OR 97305