• 2200 Eureka Way | Redding, CA 96001
  • (530)245-2790
  • Send Email

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 #57 in California, #427 (top 1%) nationally and #98 in Charter High Schools in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2019.

Read More

U-Prep was recognized as a 2018-2019 ERP Honor Roll School. For more info, please read this letter from Mrs. Peterson.

Read More

U-Prep is a California Distinguished School. This is the second time U-Prep has been awarded this title. Click on the logo for a description of U-Prep’s Model Program and Practices

Read More

In America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017 by Washington Post, U-Prep is ranked 264 out of 2,324 schools nationwide; among strictly public schools in California, U-Prep ranks #22.

Read More

Application for Admission 2020-2021

— Pursuing Excellence Together

The Promise of U-Prep

Take a glimpse into the promise of U-Prep


Admission Process

Learn more about the admission process

Admission Guide

Admission Application

Download the Application Packet

Appliction Packet

News & Announcements

-- A news hub for the latest news, events, celebrations, opportunities and resources of U-Prep community

View More News & Events

Parent Conference Schedule

Academic conferences are scheduled through during the fall and spring semester. Priority is given to students in greatest need based on report card performance. The Early Release Bell Schedule is followed on Academic Conference days. Appointments for these conferences are scheduled by the Registrar. The conferences for the Spring semester of 2020 will be on February 26-27.

See the Schedule

11th Annual Just Dance!

  • 7:00 PM
  • March 13-14, 2020
  • David Marr Auditorium
  • Adults:$10; Students: $5; Kids under 5: Free

February Newsletter

The February edition of Panther Pride is filled with vestiges of Winter Spirit Week, staff and student celebrations and of course, plenty of sports. U-Prep counselors included an abundance of useful information regarding upcoming events including state testing and college entrance exams.

Read Now

Rummage Sale

Now is the time to put aside items you’d like to donate to this great fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the 2020 Sober Grad party. We need gently used clothes, furniture, kitchen and household items and much more! The rummage sale will take place on Saturday March 14th. We will be collecting items the week of March 9th-13th.

Read More

Campus Life at U-PREP

-- A glimpse into the promise of U-Prep ...

Experience More U-Prep Life

Naviance Instructions Login College & Career Planning Login


A comprehensive college/career readiness solution that helps align student strengths and interests to postsecondary goals

Activities Calendar

Keep track of daily activities of U-Prep

U-Prep App

A one-stop information center to learn everything about U-Prep

U-Prep Web Store

Purchase U-Prep attire online with free local pickup

U-Prep Graduates have been accepted by ...