Public Notice:   

    There will be a regular school board meeting on Monday, August 14, at 6:30 PM in the City Council Chambers. 


    Back to School information has been posted on the website. You can find the flyer with all the information here.


    Several temporary coaching positions are open. Job descriptions and applications can be found here.  There is also an opening for a RTI instructional tutor. The job description and application can be found here


    The District Office summer hours are as follows:  

    Monday-Thursday: 7 am-5 pm

    Friday: 8 am-12 pm

    Closed Saturday and Sunday  


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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. Our number is: 907.834.4701. 

    Letter from Superintendent Nygaard

    Greetings Valdez Stakeholders,

    As our high school seniors begin to count their final days before all comes to a close, I too need to count the days before school wraps up,  Before we get too far ahead, I need to acknowledge all parties for the success of this past school year. None of these achievements could have been realized without your support. Thank you! Continue Reading

Adopted FY 18 Budget and Final 2017-2018 School Calendar

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