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About U-PREP

University Preparatory School is a free public grades 6-12 charter school sponsored by the Shasta Union High School District in Redding, California ... Read More


U.S. News & World Report ranked U-Prep #1 in Redding, #37 in California, #302 (top 1%) nationally and #74 in Charter High Schools in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2022.

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U-Prep was selected as the BEST PUBLIC SCHOOL in Best of the North State 2020!


U-Prep was recognized as a 2019-2020 ERP Honor Roll School.

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U-Prep is ranked 375 (top 2%) among the 22,000 high schools in the nation by the 2019 Jay Mathews Challenge Index High School Rankings!

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Final Exam Schedule

Friday, May 26th, will be the last day of a regular class schedule for the second semester of the 2022-2023 school year. On Tuesday, 5/30 through Thursday, 6/01, high school students will take final exams. Junior High students will follow the same schedule but will not be taking comprehensive final exams unless they are in high school classes; the increased class time will be used for culminating activities.

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2023 Graduation Information

8th Grade Graduation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 pm Thursday, June 1, 2023 at Gilmore Field. This is a ticketed event.

High School Graduation is scheduled to begin at 8:00 pm Friday, June 2, 2023 at Gilmore Field. This is a ticketed event.

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Teen Art Contest

  • April 1 -- July 31, 2023
  • Theme: Perseverance
  • Medium: Digital Photography/Collage
  • A fun way to express yourself and win prizes for your art!
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