Chico Unified School District
Welcome to Chico Unified School District
The Chico Unified School District, located in California's lush Sacramento Valley, covers 322 square miles and includes all of the city of Chico and adjacent unincorporated areas of Butte County.
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A Message from the Superintendent

The Chico Unified School District community provides outstanding learning opportunities for our students. To ensure the success of our students and to further enhance our District, CUSD has embraced the following goals for the 2014-2015 school year:

  • To provide all students with the opportunity to attain increasing levels of individual achievement that prepare them for success in the global economy

  • To provide a safe, supportive, healthy, and engaging environment for learning to take place
  • To build effective partnerships with our constituents
  • To monitor and adjust our district budget to ensure solvency, local control of our schools, and optimum benefit from the Local Control Funding Formula

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 the 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.

I am proud of our excellent schools, teachers, and staff who serve the 12,000 students from Chico and the surrounding areas. I invite you to be a partner in our schools and welcome your participation in our vibrant school community. Please feel free to contact me at (530) 891-3000 x149 or by email.


Kelly Staley

Superintendent Updates


Quick Links to Current Issues

Student Calendars for 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18:
The timeline for the development and decision regarding student calendars for the next three years (2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18) is as follows:
  • October – December: Solicited, collected and analyzed input from the community including but not limited to parents, employees, employee groups and students.
  • January 21, 2015: Staff presented the following options of the student calendars for the Board and the public to consider:  Student Calendar Options
  • February 18, 2015: The student calendars for 2015-16, 2016-17, and 2017-18 will be on the Board meeting agenda for approval.
Input regarding the student calendars can be sent to the following dedicated email address:


Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Governing Board of the CUSD prohibits, at any district school or school activity, unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying of any student based on the student's actual race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; the perception of one or more of such characteristics; or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.The District will take steps to assure that the lack of English will not be a barrier to admission and participation in District programs. Complaints alleging noncompliance with the District's policy of non-discrimination should be directed to Janet Brinson, Educational Services Director, at the Chico Unified School District office (1163 East Seventh Street, Chico, California, 95928; 530-891-3000 x105). A copy of the District's non-discrimination policy is available from the District Office.

Americans with Disabilities Act

Please contact the Superintendent's Office at 891-3000, ext. 149 should you require a disability-related modification or accommodation in order to participate in meetings or visit the district office. This request should be received at least 48 hours prior to the meeting in order to accommodate your request.  Thank you!

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Parent & Student Info


What's New

Online Registration

College Connection

Are you interested in beginning college through a structured immersion experience? Click here to learn more about the College Connection Program for the Class of 2016.

Kindergarten Registration

If your child will be entering Kindergarten in 2015-16, please click here to find out important registration information.
Intra-district transfer request forms (Form 10s) are available at every school site, the district office and on our website. 


CLICK HERE  for information regarding Measure E.
CLICK HERE for information regarding the Master Facilities Plan.

Opportunities to Serve

CUSD has an ongoing need for staff, parents and community members to serve on District committees. For more information click here.

Center for the Arts

The Center for the Arts is 
ready for your event!
Click HERE for information, photos, event calendar and the Booking Packet and Application for Use.


Click here for information on the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).

Nutrition Services

Check out our new way of looking at what we serve our students everyday: go to www.

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