Founded in 1954, Valley View Elementary School offers a range of educational opportunities for more than 430 students. It serves students in kindergarten through grade five. The school s academic curriculum includes classes in reading and music. Valley View Elementary School maintains a library that offers a variety of educational resources and materials. It administers gifted and talented education programs for students with special needs. The school is governed by Las Cruces Public Schools, which serves over 24,000 students. Its schools maintain parent-teacher organizations that work for student welfare. The district s schools also provide sports activities, such as football and basketball. Its schools additionally support student councils.