Home of the Wolf Pack


Mission Statement 

West Valley High School's mission is to provide an excellent, equitable education in a safe, supportive environment so all students will succeed and contribute to a diverse and changing society.

  • Given opportunity and support, all students can learn.
  • Through perseverance and hard work, students can succeed.
  • Persistent and appropriate intervention is necessary to improve student learning.
  • A safe, healthy, and comforting school environment promotes student learning.
  • All members of the West Valley school community are responsible for student learning.
  • A strong sense of school community is essential for our school’s success.
  • Students learn best when challenged; higher order thinking skills (analysis, evaluation, synthesis) and rigorous study should be at the core of student learning.
  • Staff should be held accountable for student learning with measurable results.
  • Accepting change is necessary for educational growth and improvement.

Contact Information

3800 Geist Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
School Hours
Students: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Office: 7:15 am - 3:15 pm
** Unless in the presence of a teacher or activity advisor, students must leave the building by 3:00 p.m. **

Administrative Office Phone Number
ext 46501
Sarah Gillam
Senior High School Principal

Dave Foshee
Assistant Principal

Greg Gibson
Assistant Principal

Heather Johnson
Assistant Principal

Jeannine Burnett
Senior High School
Administrative Secretary
479-4221 ext 46501