Welcome to Pleasant Valley
Elementary School!
Our entire school community recognizes the diversity of our individual student needs and has a deep commitment to quality education.
We encourage all to become an active part of this special  community! 

Pleasant Valley Elementary School

“School of Distinction”

2014 – 2015

2013 - 2014


PV has once again been recognized as a top-performing school!   The Next Generation Accountability System and the Connecticut State Department of Education has recognized 84 Schools of Distinction – we are considered in the top 10% based on school improvement!   Congratulations to PV’s students, staff, and families – Well done!

Headlines & Features

  • Summer Reading at Pleasant Valley

    We kicked off our Summer Reading Challenge with a performance by the PV Players! Students should keep track of their reading in their Summer Reading Logs! PV teachers will be collecting them until Friday, September 13th!!! Fill them out with the names of lots of books and join in with all of PV's readers at an ice cream truck celebration and if everyone brings back their summer reading log - Mrs. Johnson will kiss a GOAT! Click for details and for links to local library activities and programs!

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  • Helping Your Child Make Friends-During the Summer

    Perhaps the most basic social-emotional skills children must develop is making friends, especially when they begin attending school. Ms. Hug, PV's school paycholgist, shares some ways you can help your child make lasting friendships without putting too much pressure on them. Click for some helpful tips!

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    Our students at Pleasant Valley have enjoyed working with the ST Math program this year! Pleasant Valley would like to encourage all students to continue working in the ST Math program over the summer where possible to keep their mathematical thinking sharp! Click for info on how to access the program.

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  • High Frequency Words

    Our Reading Specialists share some fun activities for you to do with your child to help them learn sight words!

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  • Summer in the City!

    SUMMER IN THE CITY is a Groton City initiative that promotes all the goings on in the city over the next few months. Click to access the SUMMER IN THE CITY page for more Groton City Events all summer long!

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  • 2016-2017 School Calendar

    Click on the headline for additional information.

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  • New Families Invited to Tour Pleasant Valley School!

    If you and your child are new to PV - please stop in for a summertime tour! Scheduled for Wednesday, August 17th at 10AM OR Wednesday, August 24th at 1PM. We look forward to meeting you!

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  • Registering Your Child for School!

    Click for information regarding Groton's centralized registration!

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     Click to email Pleasant Valley!
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     Ms. Messina
    PV's School Secretary
     is at her desk
    during the summer!
    Mon - Thurs: 9AM - 3PM
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  • pv  Summer Fun!
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    The PV Science Fair highlights the importance of education in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM subjects. Here is a picture of our judges scoring the grade 5 projects! Thanks to all of our volunteers! 


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