If you are not a resident of Nevada County and wish to transfer into the Nevada Joint Union High School District, you must first complete a transfer form from your current district of residence and provide your student's most recent grades, attendance, and discipline notes when sending the form to our district office for review (e: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Transfer requests should be completed as early as possible.
Comprehensive High Schools
Bear River High School
Named a California Gold Ribbon School in 2017
Serving 600+ students through a comprehensive breadth of opportunities in a safe, family-friendly environment
Academic rigor in all content areas through multiple Advanced Placement and Honors course options
Multiple National Championship-winning FFA/Agriculture programs
Wide assortment of opportunities in visual and performing arts, including award-winning bands, choirs, drama department, and video production
New Career Technical Education pathways in Computer Science and Digital Media Arts
"Bruin Time" period built into the school day for academic support and enrichment (including activities like archery, yoga, meditation, cooking, etc.)
Student leadership opportunities within school-based programs as well as the larger community
Highly qualified teachers in all subject areas, emphasizing rigorous, engaging, real-world curriculum
1-to-1 Chromebooks for all students
Measure B school bond projects to benefit Bear River's students and community for generations to come, including a new all-weather track in the summer of 2018
High level of support for students with regard to academics and social-emotional well-being
New Wellness Center and programs tailored to support student mental health
Individualized counseling services for all students, including planning for high school, scholarships, financial aid, college, and careers
20+ championship-caliber athletic programs including many no-cut sports as well as a campus-wide emphasis on the "Athlete Committed" philosophy
20+ student-led clubs and organizations, many of which with a high level of community engagement
Bear River graduates admitted to the most elite universities in the world, including Stanford, Harvard, Yale, and MIT
Rich history, sense of tradition, and positive, student-centered school culture
Emphasis on shared Core Values: Grit, Empathy, Integrity, Intellectual and Creative Curiosity, and Community
If you live within the boundaries of the Nevada Joint Union High School District but choose to attend a school in a neighboring school district, you must complete an inter-district transfer form and return it to our district office (email: email@example.com). Once approved, it will be forwarded to the school district you hope to attend and they will complete the process.
If you live outside the boundaries of the Nevada Joint Union High School District but would like to attend one of our Nevada Joint Union High School District schools, you must complete an inter-district transfer form generated from the district you live in and provide your student's most recent grades, attendance, and discipline notes when submitting the form to our district office for review (e: firstname.lastname@example.org). Transfer requests should be completed as early as possible.