VRE has earneda Gold Medal Award from the NCEA (National Center for Educational Achievement). This award is earned when students outperform their peers,at other public schools, with similar student populations over a three year period.
VRE was also a second year award winner in the TBEC (Texas Business for Education Coalition) Honor Roll. The TBEC Honor Roll is the most academically demanding and prestigious award given to Texas public schools. It wasawarded to the top 4% of public schools in Texas for their commended rates on TAKS tests.Valley Ranch met Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) on all indicators of the No Child Left Behind Act.Valley Ranch received an "Exemplary" state accountability rating for the 2010-2011 school year from the Texas Education Agency.