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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 #40 in California and #255 nationally in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2018.

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U-Prep was named a Scholar Honor Roll school for the 2017-2018 California Honor Roll.

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U-Prep is a California Distinguished School. This is the second time U-Prep has been awarded this title.

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In America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017 by Washington Post, U-Prep is ranked 260 out of 2,324 schools nationwide; among strictly public schools in California, U-Prep ranks #22.

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Parent Info Night

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • 6 pm - 7:30 pm
  • David Marr Auditorium
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November 2018 Newsletter

Even with the holidays fast approaching, events and activities do not seem to slow down on the beautiful U-Prep campus. We hope that you will take some time to find out about all the exciting things in store at the U this month; including Student of the Quarter celebrations, Information Night, our fall musical, athletics, and tales of U-Prep’s summer travels and fall field trips.

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2019-2020 School Year Applications will be Available Online or in the Main Office Beginning Monday December 3, 2018

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  • The U-Prep Promise, Community & Results
  • Academic Supports
  • Elective Course Offerings
  • Grade-level Traditions
  • Extra and Co-Curricular Programs
  • Applications & Lottery: What to expect before, during, and after each step
  • What do our students say about their U-Prep experience?
  • Academic Programs and Courses
  • College Readiness
  • Parent Resources
  • Meet and Greet: Interact with U-Prep students and staff; ASB school clubs, teachers, visual and performing arts staff, counselors, and administrators

Parent Information Night

  • Thursday, November 29, 2018
  • 6 pm - 7:30 pm
  • David Marr Auditorium

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