Goal #1:     Quality Teachers, Materials, and Facilities:  All CUSD students will have highly qualified teachers; current, standards-aligned instructional materials; current technology, and facilities in good repair.

Goal #2:     Fully Align Curriculum and Assessment with State Standards:  Provide professional development and teacher support to ensure that all CUSD students receive instruction in all subject areas fully aligned to the California State Standard and assessment that align with the new state standardized assessments.

Goal #3:     Support High Levels of Student Achievement in a Broad Range of Courses:  Provide all CUSD students the support and guidance to succeed in a broad range of challenging courses preparing them to successfully enter higher education and a viable career.

Goal #4:     Provide Opportunities for Meaningful Parent Involvement and Input:  CUSD will increase parental involvement so parents may help their student to be successful academically, socially, and emotionally.

Goal #5:     Improve School Climate:  CUSD will implement strategies to improve school climate so that all students inclusive of all subgroups, will feel safe, supported, engaged and meaningfully challenged. 

2017-2018 Board Area of Focus: CUSD will develop and refine a Transitional Kindergarten (TK) through 12th grade sequence of common assessments aligned to State Standards, with an emphasis on grade 9.


The mission of the Chico Unified School District, a partnership of students, staff, families and community, is to ensure all students achieve high levels of academic and personal success, contribute to their community and confidently compete in a changing global society by engaging in quality educational programs that address diverse student needs and promote learning throughout life.