An event taking place in the E. Drake Library
You Have a Choice
when considering a high school
 
Explore your options within the Nevada Joint Union High School District.

card header iconComprehensive High Schools

Bear River High School
  • California Distinguished School, 2001
  • 100% High School Graduation Rate
  • 82% post-secondary enrollment
  • NCLB High Qualified Teachers
  • Extracurricular activities: 16 clubs and 20 sports
  • Performing Arts Department
  • AP and Honors classes
  • Bear Beat Partnership Academy
  • Agricultural Department; Future Farmers of America
  • Agricultural Mechanics
  • For more information go to Bear River High School's website
Nevada Union High School
  • California Distinguished School, 1997
  • National Blue Ribbon School, 1998
  • 99% High School Graduation Rate
  • 80% post-secondary enrollment
  • NCLB High Qualified Teachers
  • Extracurricular activities: 56 clubs and 42 athletic teams
  • Visual and Performing Arts Department
  • Agriculture Department; Future Farmers of America
  • AP and Honors Classes
  • 20 ROP Programs
  • Nevada Union Technical School
  • Nevada Union Home-Base Instructional Academy
  • For more information go to Nevada Union High School's website

card header iconEarly College High School

Ghidotti Early College High School

Attend high school and college classes on the Sierra College Nevada County Campus. Students graduate with a high school diploma and community college degree in four to five years.
  • A small, personal, and caring learning environment
  • Free tuition and books at Sierra College
  • Preparation and support for success in college courses
  • Non-traditional high school setting
  • NCLB Highly Qualified Teachers
  • Career exploration, internships, and community projects
  • A staff committed to student success and collaboration with parents
  • High academic expectations and standards
  • Bridges the divide between high school, community college and university
  • For more information go to Ghidotti Early College High School's website
 

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North Point Academy
  • Traditional high school diploma (not continuation)
  • Complete high school curriculum
  • U.C. approved coursework
  • High qualified, credentialed teachers
  • Individualized and small group instructionStudents may take 1 or 2 classes at Nevada Union or Bear River High Schools
  • Accredited by WASC (Western Association
  • of Schools and Colleges)
  • ROP and Work Experience programs available
  • Formal cap and gown graduation ceremony
  • For the 9th through 12th grades
  • For more information go to North Point Academy's website
Nevada Union Adult School
  • Classes to finish your high school diploma
  • Preparation for the 5 GED tests
  • Sierra College courses offered on-site
  • ESL (English as a Second Language) with certified and licensed teachers
  • Distance Learning (home study) for ESL
  • Free Citizenship Preparation classes
  • Drop-in/year round enrollment
  • Home care provider classes to assist in learning how to be a caregiver
  • Formal cap and gown graduation ceremony
  • For more information go to Nevada Union Adult School's website

card header iconContinuation High Schools

NU Tech High
  • A small, personal, and caring learning environment
  • Located on the Nevada Union High School campus
  • Offers the opportunity to receive alternative work experiences and occupational training
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth through counseling, individualized interaction with school staff and meaningful school and
  • community activities
  • For more information go to NU Tech's website
Silver Springs High School
  • Full day continuation high school that includes intensive services for parenting and pregnant teens
  • Complete academic programs, which mirror district and state requirements for graduation
  • Culinary class with specific career focus
  • Work Experience, ROP, and accessibility to Sierra College courses
  • Counseling services related to academic, behavioral, emotional and physical health available for all students
  • For more information go to Silver Springs High School's website

 

card header iconChoosing a School in a Different Attendance Area or District

Intra-District Attendance:
If you choose to attend Bear River but you live in Nevada Union's attendance area, or you would like to attend Nevada Union but you live in Bear River's attendance area, you must complete and submit an intra-district attendance form (below).  Submit the form to the school you would like to attend within the first fifteen (15) days of the semester.

Inter-District Attendance:
If you choose to attend our school district but reside in another school district or you would like to leave our district to attend a neighboring school district, you must complete an inter-district attendance transfer form (below).  Submit the form to the school district you live in.

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Photographs by David Arnold and students from the Advanced Photography Program at Nevada Union High School