Not a bad place at all! So many nice and hopeful parents and families, lots of whom seem to have moved here to get away from North Jersey. But it's a "teach to the average student" kind of place. The kids are sweet but spoiled. Somehow the school seems to fear the creation of a competitive academic and intellectual environment. Not sure they even know what that means. Yet that is exactly what Valley View needs to keep so many of the smartest and most interesting from leaving the system for the local private schools.