• This communication serves to apprise the public of the Request for Proposal (RFP) for Information Technology Consulting and Support. We invite all qualified firms to respond to this RFP. Please review carefully all sections of this RFP, paying particular attention to the closing date and time listed above and within the body of the RFP. The RFP is available on the Valdez City Schools website.

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     The results from the 2018 School Climate and Connectedness Survey are now available to the public. Please go to the District Information page to view the documents. 


    VCS is looking for two Special Education teachers- one for VHS and one for HHES. If you are interested in applying, please see our Certified Postings page for a complete job description. 


    Valdez City Schools is currently looking for one high school coach for Cheerleading and a .5 FTE Payroll Clerk. Interested parties can find applications and job descriptions on our Classified Postings page. 


    District Office Operating Hours: 

    Monday-Friday- 7:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.

    Saturday-Sunday- CLOSED


    Summer Operating Hours (Beginning Week of May 28th): 

    Monday-Thursday- 6:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

    Friday-Sunday- CLOSED

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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. Beginning in August there will be someone at each of the schools who can assist in the enrollment process. The contact numbers are: District Office- 907.834.4701, HHES- 907.835.4728, GMS- 907.835.2244, and VHS- 907.835.4767. 

    Letter from Superintendent Nygaard

    Greetings Valdez City Schools Stakeholders,

    I am excited as I share this final update of the year with each of you.  Not only will it serve as the year-end "wrap-up" of events, but it will also serve as my final communication to you.  It has been a fast, exciting, and very successful four years serving you and the many students of our District. Best wishes now, and into the very promising future. Continue Reading

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    1112 West Klutina Street
    Valdez, AK 99686
    Phone: 907.835.4357
    Fax: 907.835.4964