Bureau Valley North, in Walnut IL, is the home to 419 Pre-kindergarten through 8th grade students from the north half of the Bureau Valley District. Students who live in or around Manlius, New Bedford, and Walnut attend Bureau Valley North. There are two sections of each grade level. In addition to core class offerings, physical education classes are offered each day for all students.
The preschool is a State funded program with two sections (AM and PM) that meet five days a week for two hours and 40 minutes each day.
For grades K – 5, art classes are offered two days a week in addition to music classes three days a week. Students in K-5 also receive instruction in Character Education and computers once a week. Students at North may join the 5th grade Beginning Band.
Students in 6 – 8 grades take one semester of art and one semester in Integrated Curriculum (Computer Applications). Band and choir are also available for students in grades 6th through 8th.
Bureau Valley participates in the state’s PARCC testing program. The testing is held each spring for grades 3rd through 8th.