The power of Verde Valley School is now accessible to more than just our students. Verde Valley Ideas is a one-day ideas festival for anyone willing to wonder. Participants are offered three experiences: intimate workshops called Labs, a stage-based program of talks and performances, and a unique Farm to Table Dinner. Come for one or enjoy […]
An International Baccalaureate World School
Verde Valley School offers a dynamic academic experience informed by the incomparable beauty of our environment and the five principles that have guided our mission since 1948.
Our students are drawn from around the world to share an experience that will inspire a life lived with curiosity and connection. Apply today.
Learning at VVS is anchored by the rigorous IB curriculum, but the broader experience is one of inspiration, discovery and community building.
Beginning with the first graduating class in 1951, VVS alumni have been an integral part of shaping the experience of the students that follow.
We are an independent, IB, boarding & day school for students in grades 9-12
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme is a challenging curriculum which fosters critical thinking and principled inquiry with the aim of helping students become responsible members of their communities.
The natural beauty of the VVS campus and access to the rugged outdoors allows us to infuse our coursework with our guiding principles – we call it “IB+Dirt”.
Field Trips + Project Period + Sports + Equestrian
VVS Beyond the classroom
Our rigorous academic program is complemented by practical experiential learning that allows students to see beyond the norm, and develop the tools to identify and follow their path in life.
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Verde Valley School is offering a Wilderness Medical Institute Wilderness First Aid Certification Course August 10-11th. DATES: August 10-11, 2019 COST: $265 WFA LOCATION: 3511 Verde Valley School Road, Sedona, AZ. 86351 Whether spending time in the backcountry is your passion or your profession, you should never have to ask, “What do I do now?” Prepare for the […]
PLEASE NOTE THE DATE FOR THIS EVENT HAS CHANGED. DUE TO THE SEVERE WEATHER FORECAST, THE HUNGER BANQUET HAS BEEN MOVED TO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27TH Now in its 10th year, Verde Valley School’s Oxfam Hunger Banquet is a provocative, informative and entertaining evening that brings to life the inequalities in our world and challenges us […]
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