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Chico Unified School District is located in California's lush Sacramento Valley and covers 322 square miles. CUSD oversees 23 schools: 12 Elementary; three Junior High; two High School; one Continuation. Every school site strives to offer a diverse curriculum, highly qualified teachers and a dedicated staff placing students at the forefront of the learning process.

School Type:
  • Public High School
State: California
City: Chico
Affiliation: Non-Religious
Grades Accepted:
  • 9
  • 10
  • 11
  • 12
School Size: 1,800
Average Class Size: 23
Student Body:
  • Co-ed
Program Duration:
  • Fall Semester
  • Full Academic Year
Application Deadline: Rolling Admissions
  • Yes
Dresscode: Dress Code Required
Price: $$
Graduation Allowed:
  • Yes
Graduation After 1 Year:
  • No

Two years in the US

AP Classes:
  • Yes
AP Classes Offered:
  • English
  • Foreign Language
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Spanish, European
History, Government, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, US History, Calculus, Statistics, Biology, Chemistry, Psychology

IB Program:
  • No
Foreign Languages:
  • French
  • Native Spanish
  • Spanish
College Acceptance Rate: 93
Boys Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Wrestling
  • Tennis
  • Field Hockey
Girls Sports:
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Swim
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
  • Golf
  • Cross Country
  • Track
  • Tennis
  • Cheerleading
  • Field Hockey
Arts Offerings:

Ceramics, Art Studio, Glass Design, Creative Arts, Digital Arts, Guitar, Piano, Music Theory, Choir, A Capella Choir, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, Madrigal Singers, Jazz Ensemble, Band Enrichment, Music Enrichment, Theater

Extra Curricular

Art Club, Asian Youth Awareness Club, Band, California Scholarship Federation, Chess Club, Choir Club, Empowerment Club, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Friday Night Live, Future Farmers of America, Gay Straight Alliance, HOSA medical club, International Club, Key Club, Literature Club, Media Marketplace, Musical Theater, Panther Brew, Rotary Interact, Science Club, Skills USA Chapter, Science Outreach for Chico Kids, Student Organized Friendship Alliance, Student Senate of Chico High, Trading Card Club, VOCES Latinas, X-Treme Peer Mediation

Community Information
City Population: 93,293
Weather: Summers are hot, dry, and mostly clear and the winters are cold, wet, and partly cloudy.
Nearby Cities: Sacramento, California (84 miles); San Francisco, California (167 miles)
Nearest Airport: Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

The city is the cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, the country's 26th largest municipal park and the 13th largest municipally-owned park. Chico's downtown is a thriving area for unique, independent retail shops and restaurants. Farmers markets attract crowds on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. City Plaza hosts free concerts regularly during the summer. Performance venues large and small, bars, coffee shops, bookstores and city offices contribute to a lively and flavorful experience.

1163 East 7th Street, Chico, CA, USA, California, USA 95928