Public Notice:      


    The next regular school board meeting will be held on April 10, at 6:30 pm, in the city council chambers. 


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


    Valdez City School District is requesting applications from interested persons to serve on the Professional Growth Model Committee which reviews the teacher evaluation system.  The purpose of this committee is to review and recommend updates to the current teacher evaluation system.  If you are interested in serving on this committee, please complete the application form and return it to the Valdez City School District Office, 1112 West Klutina Street, Valdez, AK 99686 or email to


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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: 


    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



Projected FY 18 Budget and Final 2017-2018 School Calendar


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