A photograph of Haight Broad StreetThe schools in the Nevada Joint Union High School District are nestled in the deep green hills of the Sierra Foothills.  Surrounded by natural beauty and history, the region is know for its historic Gold Rush towns and beatiful rivers.  The Yuba River and Bear River flow through the towns, and the Tahoe National Forest is only minutes away.

Nevada City and Grass Valley are some of the best preserved historic towns in the West, packed with small town charm, history and museums. The local community is vibrant and thriving, with fine restaurants, live theatre and music, farmers markets, and community events.

Children in the Nevada Joint High School District grow up in a close knit community, only 60 minutes from Sacramento, an hour and a half from Tahoe, and a few hours from San Francisco.