Oroville Union High School District
The Oroville Union High School District is located in the rural north valley at the base of the Sierra Nevada foothills, about seventy miles north of Sacramento. The district encompasses 723 miles of eastern Butte County. The district has two comprehensive high schools, one continuation school, one community day school and one adult education school. The Butte-Glenn Community College and California State University, Chico are located approximately 25 miles from Oroville.
Oroville High School was founded in 1892 and is the oldest high school in the district. The eighteen-acre campus has forty-six classrooms & four computer labs, which are all connected to the Internet. The building has seen several upgrades over its many years in existence. Bond Measure, J, which passed in 2002, provided monies for a new science building, industrial technology building & library and modernization of the gymnasium. Oroville High School employs 2.5 administrators and employs nearly 85 staff members. There are approximately 1250 students enrolled at the school.
Las Plumas High School was established in 1960 as the second comprehensive high school to alleviate overcrowding at Oroville High School. The sixty-four acre campus is the largest school in the district. The original buildings have been supplemented during growth phases by 40 portables. Bond Measure J, which passed in 2002, provided the monies for the new gymnasium, agricultural science lab and classrooms, fine arts complex and modernization of the existing classrooms. Las Plumas High School is supervised by 2.5 administrators.
- Grades 9-12
- Adult School Program