Award Year: 2020
Our mission is to ensure high levels of learning to empower all students for lifelong success.
- Black/African American: 3%
- White: 96%
- Hispanic: 1%
Maquoketa Valley Middle School is honored to be nominated as a National Blue Ribbon School. When guests visit Maquoketa Valley Middle School they are welcomed by a caring and supportive culture focused on student growth and development. This tremendous environment is enhanced and supported by our parents and community. Our community supports our students through volunteering at school events and collaborating with our staff to ensure students are receiving a high quality educational experience.
There is no secret ingredient, no special program or strategy, and no special individual that makes Maquoketa Valley Middle School a National Blue Ribbon school, rather the tireless work ethic of staff with an unwavering belief that each and every student can achieve at high levels. Our staff is committed to helping students reach their fullest potential, learning to conduct themselves with integrity and developing the ability to adapt successfully to societal changes. The dedicated and caring staff at Maquoketa Valley Middle School are committed to the success of each student and go above and beyond expectations to meet the needs of all students. District teachers work together to implement effective strategies that challenge and develop all students academically, emotionally, and socially. Content area teams work collaboratively to develop curricular units aligned to state standards and to implement high quality instructional practices.
There is no better time to be a Wildcat! The staff and community in the Maquoketa Valley Community School District continue to work tirelessly to ensure high levels of learning to empower all students for lifelong success.