Welcome to Valley Middle School of STEM

Rigor, Relevance, Relationships: Educating A Global Community of Innovative Thinkers


If you live outside of our attendance area and are interested in having your child attend VMSS please note the following dates:

November 7, 2018 – The Magnet Lottery opens for prospective students to apply at: http://www.district196.org/academics/magnet-schools/

January 15 & 17, 2019 – VMSS will host a Spotlight Presentation and offer tours of our school at 6:30pm.

February 13, 2019 – The Magnet Lottery closes. Prospective students who apply after this date will be placed on a waiting list.

February 25, 2019 – Acceptance and denial notifications are communicated to families.

for Parents

for Students


Educating a Global Community of Innovative Thinkers is the mission of Valley Middle School of STEM. It is a diverse community of engaged learners who are working to build skills, knowledge and attitudes to live a life that matters. Students cultivate their natural curiosity in a collaborative setting designed to produce and share their learning with the rest of the school community.

Read more about ISD196 MAGNET schools here.

Apply now!

Application window is open from Nov. 7th, 2018 - Feb. 13th, 2019

Spotlight Presentations at VMSS will be held:

January 15th and 17th at 6:30pm

At the presentations families will be able to get a tour and see how our building has been renovated to support STEM learning.

Questions? (952)431-8300

Contact: Dr. Buchwald

Read more about it here

or check out the district page here.

Register for the 2018-2019 School Year

Check it out here!


BTD Donates $97,000.00

over 6 years!

Valley Middle School of STEM, 900 Garden View Drive, Apple Valley, MN 55124, Phone: 952-431-8300

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