Aerial view of new West Side Courtyard showing the V, image is from Frederick Construction of Vicksburg
2017 Big Red Machine
Community Tailgate crowd, photo provided by Sue Moore
Graduation, photo provided by Steve Fryling
Lacrosse, photo provide by Travis Smola
Football, photo provided by Bryan Bennett

High School

Welcome to Vicksburg High School, home of the Bulldogs!!


Welcome to the 2019-20 school year!  Vicksburg High School has a strong tradition of success in both academics and extra-curricular activities. Our entire high school staff is committed to providing rigorous academic opportunities to our students while providing a variety of academic supports to insure success for all of our students.  We are dedicated to providing a nurturing, safe and challenging learning environment for all. With outstanding support from our parents and community, Vicksburg High School takes pride in developing high character in all of our students.

Vicksburg High School is proud to offer fifteen advanced placement courses, nationally recognized fine arts courses, comprehensive and varied club activities, EFE and EFA course offerings, dual enrollment opportunities, and much more. VHS was selected to be an AP Capstone high School starting this school year. We feel tis will push our AP Progra, students and high school to new levels. AP Capstone is a diploma program created by the College Board. It's based on two yearlong AP courses: AP Seminar and AP Research. Students who earn scores of 3 or higher in AP Seminar and AP Research and pass (scores of a 3 or higher) on four additional AP Exams of their choosing will received an AP Capstone Diploma. In addition, we offer 26 varsity sports with impressive participation.  Our students are deeply involved in many projects that support the community as well as the greater Kalamazoo area.

Our Vision: All students will graduate college and career ready.

Our Mission: To maximize the success and potential of each student.

Our Beliefs:

  • All students can learn at high levels, regardless of poverty, social status, and/or family circumstances.
  • Students learn in different ways and within different timeframes.
  • Mistakes are expected, inspected, and respected.
  • When students don’t learn the way we teach, we will find ways to teach the way they learn.
  • Assessments provide feedback that influences teaching and learning.
  • Students have ownership and vision for their education.

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site. We have always appreciated the outpouring of support from our parents and community.  We look forward to the start of a great 2019-20 school year!


Adam Brush – Principal

Matthew Hawkins - Assistant Principal

Start and End Times For High School

Classes start at 7:38 AM and end at 2:29 PM

Office Phone Numbers

To report sick children or late arrivals: 269-321-1150

Questions concerning times and dates, and other office business: 269-321-1100

Performing Arts Box Office: 269-321-1193

Office Fax Number: 269-321-1155



Powder-Puff Football: Rules  Permission Slip

First Day Checklist


Counselor Letter to Junior Parents

Information for Junior Parents concerning PSAT/NMSQT.

Teen Mental Health First Aid

Vicksburg High School is one of 35 schools in the nation to be accepted in the teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) pilot program.

August 20, 2019
AP Information Flyer for 2019
December 12, 2018
VCS Accepting Applications for Non-Resident Students


Michigan Parent Dashboard

Click on the logo above for dashboard information about Vicksburg High School.


Okay 2 Say

Click the image to reach the OK2SAY  Website and Tip Line.

OK2SAY is an online and phone service provided by the State of Michigan that allows students or community members to anonymously report a threat of violence against students or schools, the threat of self-harm and possible drug activity among students. The phone line is staffed 24 hours a day and all information is passed along to school and/or law enforcement authorities.

To find out more about OK2SAY and how it helps schools, go to or click the image above.