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ACADEMICS
Academic Summary
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Reviews From Schools in Velma-Alma School District
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Parent / Guardian
June 27, 2014
VA Public Schools offers a quality education. The "whole" student is educated. Parent involvement is encouraged and welcomed. We are glad to be part of this community and school system.
Parent / Guardian
April 29, 2014
GREAT TEACHERS & CARING STAFF. GREAT PTO .VERY CARING ELEMENTARY PRINCIPAL, WOULD RECOMMEND THIS SCHOOL TO ALL SMALL TOWNS
Parent / Guardian
April 15, 2011
Velma-Alma Elementary School is wonderful! The kids are treated with the utmost respect and taught by awesome teachers. Each child is important to the teachers. V-A is awesome!