Mid Valley Elementary School

Excellence, Every Student, Everyday


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  • Register for Kindergarten for the 2022-23 School Year

    Welcome to Hood River County School District!

    Mid Valley is now a SCHOOLWIDE DUAL Language School.  This means that ALL kindergartners will receive instruction in Spanish and English EVERY DAY.  

    Our Kindergarten classes are ready for your five-year old in the fall. We provide full-day kindergarten, with engaging, developmentally appropriate instruction planned especially for the active learning capacity of your young child.  Children who will be five years old on or before September 1 may enroll for kindergarten.

    Register ONLINE here!

    Bienvenido al Distrito Escolar del Condado de Hood River!

    Mid Valley es ahora una escuela de DOS IDOMAS EN TODA LA ESCUELA. Esto significa que TODOS los niños de kínder recibirán instrucción en español e inglés TODOS LOS DÍAS.

    Nuestras clases de Kinder están listas para su hijo/a de cinco años en el otoño. Brindamos kinder de día completo, con una instrucción atractiva y apropiada para el desarrollo, planificada especialmente para la capacidad de aprendizaje activo de su hijo/a pequeño/a. Los niños que cumplirán cinco años antes del 1 de septiembre pueden inscribirse para el kinder.

    Inscripciones AQUI

    Mid-Valley: 541-354-1691

    Age Requirements

    A child shall be admitted to kindergarten if, and only if, his or her 5th birthday occurs on or before September 1. A child entering the first grade shall be admitted if, and only if, his or her 6th birthday occurs on or before September 1.

    Birth certificate, baptismal records, passport, or certified adoption papers must be provided within ten (10) days of enrollment to establish date of birth.

    Immunization Records (click here for full information on Immunization Requirements / Haga clic aquí para obtener información completa sobre los requisitos de inmunización)
    The following immunizations are required for a child entering kindergarten:

    • 5 Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTaP)
    • 4 Polio
    • 1 Varicella (chickenpox)
    • 2MMR or 2 Measles, 1 Mumps, 1 Rubella
    • 3 Hepatitis B
    • 2 Hepatitis A


    Check list for Establishing Residency  
    For families who are new to the district, whose mailing address or phone number in the past has been used for a temporary residence, a residence outside Hood River County, a business address or a business phone, or about whom a question or complaint has been raised about their residency, the following items are required to establish residency for the purpose of attending Hood River County Schools: (click here for full information form/haga clic aquí para obtener el formulario de información completa)

    • parent electric bill
    • other utility bill
    • current rent receipt with address signed by landlord or mortgage statement
    • driver’s license, Oregon DMV ID card,  Matricula Consular card, or an Oregon Voter Registration card with a Hood River County address

    Please call our school office at 541-354-1691or the District Office 541-386-2511 to schedule a visit or for additional information. We look forward to welcoming you and your child into the Hood River County School District.

    Here is what we offer:

    Mid Valley is now a SCHOOLWIDE DUAL Language School.  This means that ALL kindergartners will receive instruction in Spanish and English EVERY DAY.  

    Outstanding Full Day Kindergarten: We are proud to offer an excellent full-day Dual Language kindergarten program. Our teachers are all highly qualified; our facilities are planned to provide quality space to learn and our developmentally appropriate curriculum is matched to state and national standards. The diversity of our students and staff prepare our students for the multicultural world in which they will live and work.

    Music, Art, PE and Library: Our kindergarteners are taught both PE and music by licensed classroom teachers. Our school libraries provide great material to encourage students to become readers. Artists-in-residence supplement discipline-based art instruction in our classrooms.

    Special Services: Our schools provide student support specialists (counselors), school psychologists, special education teachers, speech-language therapists, physical and occupational therapists, and reading specialists on staff at no cost to parents for children who are eligible for these services.

    Meals: Our schools participate in the National School Breakfast and Lunch programs.  Nutritious, low-cost meals are available daily.  We offer free and reduced priced meals to qualifying applicants.

    Extended Day Services: All of our elementary schools offer extended day services for a minimal fee: Prime Time is offered at May Street and Westside; ExCel at Cascade Locks, Mid Valley and Parkdale and ExCel Plus at Mid Valley.

    Please Visit:  Parents of incoming students are welcome to schedule a school visit in order to acquaint themselves with the school. Please make arrangements in advance with the school secretary in order to ensure staff will be on hand to provide a tour and answer questions that you may have.

    Be a Volunteer!  We encourage parents or guardians to play an active part in their child's education, in and out of the classroom. Volunteer opportunities provide you a chance to help your child get a great education.

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  • School Office is OPEN from 8:00-11:00 and 12:00-4:00 every day.  Please call the office at 541-354-1691 if you have questions or need to make an appointment to come in.

    Kindergarten enrollment packets need to be filled out and returned as soon as possible.  They can be left at the school during office hours.

    The front entrance has a bell which rings in the school attached to the front door glass.  Please ring the bell for assistance or call the secretary during office hours.

    Parents DO NOT need to purchase school supplies and there is no supply fee this year.  We will have school materials, text books, workbooks and iPads available for pick up in September. 


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  • Mid Valley Elementary 
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    Address: 3686 Davis Dr, Hood River, OR 97031




    Mid Valley Elementary School Mission Statement

    Every student receives what they need to develop to their full academic and social potential while discovering and cultivating their own unique talents and interests.

    Mid Valley Elementary is a school of history and vision. It is a school deeply rooted in tradition and it has been an important part of the Odell community for nearly 80 years. The school has changed through the years, but the goal of education our children for the future has always remained the same. Today we look toward a world that will be filled with unimaginable opportunities for the next generation and we try to give our students the skills they will need to take advantage of these opportunities. Meeting the needs of our students and their families is our highest priority.   Principal: Kim Yasui.  Vice Principal:  Renee Thessing
    Mid Valley School Schedules:
    Gym (Childcare) Opens: 6:45 AM
    Front Doors Open:  7:15
    Breakfast Begins: 7:15 AM
    Classrooms Open: 7:20 AM
    School Starts: 7:40 AM
    School Dismissed: 2:10PM
    1 hour Late Start on Mondays: 8:40AM
    Facts and Figures
    Enrollment: 505 Students in kindergarten through fifth grade.
    Great Staff: 26.6 FTE teachers. All meet the Federal Highly Qualified Standard.
    Great Facilities: 68,162 -square-foot building on 7.8 - acre campus. Over 25 classrooms and instruction rooms.
    Great Programs: Dual Language Community School.  Technology Enhanced Learning.  After school Academic and Enrichment Program.  Evening education programs for adults.  Free snack program for all students.

    Special Thank You's To...


    The GENEROUS donors for our PTO Carnival:

    WAAAM, Pietro's, Boda's Kitchen, Papa Murphy's, Walmart, Duckwall Pooley, Diamond Fruit, Hogg & Davis, Wake & Baked, Mt. View Bicycles, ACE Hardware, Hood River Supply, Ferment, The Blue Canoe, Juanita's Fine Foods, Taqueria Los Amigos, Trillium Cafe, G. Willikers, GS Long, Shanda Pickhardt, Mid-Columbia Propane, gehrig's Chevron, Grace Su's China Gorge, Gorge Fly Shop, Sawtooth Roadhouse, Double Mountain Brewery, Waucoma Bookstore, Underground Music Co., Outdoor Play, Hood River Hobbies, LLC., Columbia River Insurance, Power Design, Inc., Tum-A-Lum, Lumber, Columbia Gorge Hotel, New York City Subs

    OEA and Moda for bringing the Tooth Taxi and dental care to 60 students.

    Reka Sieverkropp and the Hood River Senior Center for a wonderful breakfast and backpacks filled with school supplies for forty 1st and 2nd graders.