Public Notice:  

    There will be a regular school board meeting on Monday, February 27, at 6:30 pm. The meeting will take place in the city council chambers.  Also, petitions to run for Valdez City School Board are now available at city hall. The filing period is open until March 15th.   


    There is two head coaching positions open. Job descriptions and applications can be found here.  


    Superintendent evaluation forms are now available for the public to fill out. Completed evaluations can be emailed in or physically brought to the district office. The last day to turn those in is February 24th. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! 



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Welcome to Valdez City Schools

  • We provide a safe and nurturing environment for our students that offers current and challenging curriculum across all four schools  - Hermon Hutchens Elementary, Gilson Middle School, Valdez High School, and Valdez Homeschool Program.  Students enjoy a rich educational experience from kindergarten through twelfth grade through the collaborative efforts of engaging teachers, administrators, and staff. We strive for excellence through every academic and extracurricular opportunity. 


    Families New to Valdez  - Valdez continues to be the community with promise.  We encourage you to visit our schools and enroll your children. The district office is available to assist with enrollment over the summer months. 907.834.4701


    A Letter from Superintendent Nygaard: 

    Patrons, Parents, and Community Members,


    The writing of this letter finds the school district comfortably transitioning into our second semester.  Although it may appear early, the District is actively engaged in planning for the 2017-2018 school year. Staffing conversations, facilities maintenance scheduling, calendar development, and the development of contingency budgets awaiting the legislature’s directives fill our days.  As the school year eases closer to the final weeks, please be aware that each of these items will be formally updated for your awareness. . . Continue Reading


Calendar for 2017-2018 School Year


    P.O. Box 398
    1112 West Klutina Street
    Valdez, AK 99686
    Phone: 907.835.4357
    Fax: 907.835.4964