Vicenza High School is a Department of Defense Dependents School (DoDDS) high school, established in 1954 to provide a quality education program for children of U.S. military and civilian personnel on official assignments in Northern Italy. DoDEA is a worldwide school system headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, serving K-12 students. VHS students are also afforded the opportunity to take classes via the DoDEA worldwide Virtual School to further enhance course selection opportunities. The educational program and curriculum provided by VHS are accredited by COGNIA through June 30, 2025 USA.
Vicenza High School is located on a U.S. Army Post in Vicenza, Northern Italy (the proud home of the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team “Sky Soldiers”), approximately forty miles west of Venice. The high school facilities accommodate students in grades 9-12. The educational program is diversified and provides a wide range of educational opportunities for preparing all students to be college and career ready. VHS operates on a two semester academic year, in a hybrid block format (8 classes total; four per day on alternating A/B days).