Achieving Excellence


  • District Office Operating Hours: 

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

    Saturday-Sunday- CLOSED

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  • The school board will be holding a regular meeting on Monday, January 27th, at 6:30 p.m. in the City Council Chambers. The agenda is located on the School Board Documents page of the website.  


    VCS is seeking applicants for several full-time positions. More details and application materials can be found on our Classified Postings page. 

    Valdez City Schools currently has two full-time teaching positions open for applications. More details and application materials can be found on our Certified Postings page. 











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Welcome to Valdez City Schools

  • Valdez City School's mission is schools, parents, and community united in education for life: Instructing, inspiring, and empowering every student in a safe environment. We do this by offering a 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 Pre-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.

    A Message from the Superintendent- As we close out the 2018-19 school year, I want to thank you for making my first year as superintendent a success. This year a total of 50 students earned their diploma from Valdez City Schools. Continue Reading

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