Principal’s Message

Dennis Barger

Dennis J. Barger
(520) 879-1904
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Welcome to the Vail Academy and High School!

Our school provides parents with a unique choice. A K-12 school in a suburban setting! Parents can elect to send all of their school aged children to one school. To our knowledge no other school district in the Tucson area provides parents such a choice.

The 2021-2022 school year marks our 12th year since adding the Academy to the Vail High School. The success of our first few years is highlighted by the school’s recognition as an A+ School of ExcellenceTM by the Arizona Education FoundationTM. In addition to this amazing recognition we received an “A” Label from the Arizona Department of Education, the highest rating possible.

We continue to set high expectations for our students, and ourselves because we believe the structure of our unique school setting is ideal for relationships that foster success. Parents choosing to enroll their children in our school make a choice to accept higher expectations than many other schools offer. We expect that our students will work hard, keep at it and persevere when learning is harder than usual.

We look forward to the awesome responsibility of helping children learn!


Dennis J. Barger