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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 #87 in California, #620 (top 1%) nationally and #118 in Charter High Schools in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2020.

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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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Application for Admission 2021-2022

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The Promise of U-Prep

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Admission Process

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PDF for Teens

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Playtime, Downtime, and Family Time:
PDF for Teens

Common-sense strategies for promoting teen health and well-being
The research is clear: adolescents need playtime, downtime, and family time (PDF) every day for healthy development.

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News & Announcements

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Academic Conference Schedule

U-Prep will be observing an Academic Conference Schedule on March 3-4, 2021.

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February 2021 Newsletter

Whether U-Prep is on-campus or distance learning, the news never stops at the U! Kudos, current events and community announcements fill the pages of the November newsletter.

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Info for the Class of 2021

Attention Seniors! Visit Infor for Seniors page to receive the latest information on graduation!

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Campus Life at U-PREP

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U-Prep Web Store

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