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 are able to 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 Parents and Stakeholders,

    With school year '17-18 knocking on our doors, the District is a busy place. As our Senior Class prepares for their final year in Valdez Schools, it is equally exciting to see our incoming Kindergarten Class as they also prepare for an outstanding year! As Superintendent of Schools, I want to be sure that parents and students from Pre-K to grade 12 are aware and satisfied with the many opportunities Valdez provides for all students... Continue Reading