Public Notice:      


    There will be a regular school board meeting on Monday, June 12, at 6:30 PM in the City Council Chambers. 


     Several temporary coaching positions are open. Job descriptions and applications can be found here.  


    Valdez City Schools is also searching for a principal for VHS. The job is open for applications until June 5th. The job description and application can be found here


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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. 

    The District Office will be starting their summer hours the week of May 29th. More details and exact operating hours will follow soon. 


    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

Upcoming Events


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