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 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 PracticesRead 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
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The 2019-2020 school year is in full swing and with that, this month’s edition of Panther Pride is chock full of good news! Beginning with an informative letter from Superintendent/Principal Shelle Peterson, followed by pictures and narratives about recent and forthcoming events as well as important community event information.Read Now
Monday, December 16th will be the last day of a regular class schedule for the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year. On Tuesday, 12/17, through Thursday, 12/19, 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.Final Exam Schedule
My time at U-Prep was more than I hoped for. I had many opportunities to be a leader and I was totally set up for success.
After graduating, I went off to Santa Clara University. I started at SCU with my career in math confidently in mind, as we Panthers are taught to do.
After taking three years of Latin during high school, seeing the Ancient Roman architecture, culture and language in person seemed like a dream….