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 Parents and Patrons,

    I am excited to share that we've had a very successful start to our school year. Valdez Schools is fortunate to be fully staffed with exemplary teachers and classified employees making our transition from summer to fall schedules appear easy. Thank you for your support with student registrations, your attendance at the many open house opportunities and P/T conferences, as well as establishing a positive routine at home for homework, bedtime, and other necessities. Continue Reading


GMS Registration & Enrollment