Welcome to Valdese Elementary School

Christie Abernathy, Principal

School Goals: 
To provide a safe environment where students can become critical thinkers and life-long learners with self-confidence and the ability to work cooperatively towards a productive life.

Follow us on Twitter: @ves_tigers
Also on Twitter:  Our Media Center (@VESMediaCenter), Mrs. Stephens (@VESFirsties), Ms. Pruitt (@Pruittstigers), Mrs. Baker(@Thrivingin3rdB), 
Mrs. Bingham (@stormibingham), Mrs. Cooper (@coopers3rd), Mrs. Schafer(@Musical_Tigers)
You can also follow us on FaceBook: Valdese Elementary and Valdese Elementary PTO
Follow BCPS happenings on Twitter: @BurkeCoSchools


Documents and Newsletters

2017-2018 Supply Lists


What's going on at VES...

  • Important News!!

    Summer Information

    Information about Summer Meals from Burke County Public Schools:

    We've got your lunch taken care of this summer! 

    :: Summer Meals :: begins today at Valdese Elementary and WA Young Elementary. Join us Mondays - Thursdays this summer from 11 - 1 and anyone under 18 eats for FREE!

    Click this link for the lunch menu -> http://burke.nutrislice.com/menu/valdese/summer-lunches/

    Burke County Public Schools Child Nutrition Program will operate the Summer Food Service Program at Valdese Elementary School and WA Young Elementary School from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, June 12 - Aug. 17. All children ages 1 to 18 years will eat for free. Sites will be closed on Monday, July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. Join us for supper at Mountain Crest Elementary School Mondays through Fridays from 4 to 6 p.m. through Friday, June 9. Enrichment activities also will be available between 4 and 4:30 p.m. each day. This new meal program is free to any child ages 3-18 and $3 for adults. Please contact the Burke County Public Schools Child Nutrition Office at 828-439-4318 for more information.

    Check out how our Valdese Elementary did on our report card last year!  

    Links from Fifth Grade Parent Night


    Kindergarten Registration for 2016-2017
    Burke County Public Schools is currently enrolling students for kindergarten.  Any child who turns 5 on or before August 31st, 2016 is eligible to attend kindergarten for the 2016-2017 school year.  Children need to be registered for kindergarten in the district in which they live.  Please try to register your kindergarten student by Friday, April 29th, 2016.

    Preschool (PreK) Applications for 2016-2017
    Burke County Public Schools will begin accepting preschool applications on Thursday, April 7th, 2016.  A complete NC Pre-K application includes a birth certificate and check stub(s). 

    Posted Jun 12, 2017, 10:36 AM by Lisa Nichols
  • OPT-IN to SchoolMessenger
    Want to receive SchoolMessenger text messages? Text the word Yes to 68453. Burke County Public Schools and your child’s school use SchoolMessenger to send notifications. Phone calls and emails are automatic, but to receive texts, you must opt-in. If we have your cell number on file, and you text Yes to 68453, you will receive texts from us.

    Posted Sep 27, 2015, 6:08 AM by Valdese Elementary School
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