Our Vision

Gardner Valley School fosters creative, happy, healthy students who are both thinkers and doers, actively contributing to their community and the world.  At GVS, children develop into well-rounded socially, emotionally and physically intelligent learners, growing their creativity, critical thinking and craftsmanship through engagement with their local communities and the world.

Life Skills of Our Student-Centered Vision

CREATIVITY 

CRITICAL THINKING

CRAFTSMANSHIP

SOCIAL, EMOTIONAL &

PHYSICAL INTELLIGENCE

LOCAL & GLOBAL 

ENGAGEMENT

Our students have initiative and curiosity, are independent thinkers who use their imagination and are willing to take risks.

Our students use inquiry, reasoning, problem-solving and reflection to move beyond surface-level thinking.

Our students are industrious and do their best, with a strong work ethic that includes responsibility, accountability and ownership of learning that results in resiliency and perseverance.

Our students are self-aware, self-directive and honest, caring for each other with compassion, active listening and empathy.

Our students have a sense of stewardship to our local communities and the world, engaging through collaborative communication, community connections and global awareness.

Student Art Credit:

Kodi Bohannon (Heart & Head),

Celeste Martinez (Helping Hand),

Payton Salas (Keys to Unlock Potential),

Rylee Sporcich (GVS Falcons),

Gabriel Yetter (Falcon World),

Lugh Ranzinger (Roots of Mighty Tree)