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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 #63 in California, #471 (top 1%) nationally and #102 in Charter High Schools in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2021.

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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 (May, 2021)

Monday, May 24, will be the last day of a regular class schedule for the second semester of the 2020-2021 school year. On Tuesday, 5/25, through Thursday, 5/27, 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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Day on the Green

Come Join us for our YEARBOOK release party!

  • Friday, May 21
  • Food Vendors, DJ, Games
  • Bring Money for food & snacks
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May 2021 Newsletter

The weather is getting warmer and the trees are beginning to bloom alongside sports and events at the U! The Musical and athletic events are on their way back to campus and U-Prep couldn't be more excited about the news! Take a closer look for great photos and news, including information from our Student Services Center and exciting happenings within the VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts) program.

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Cheer Tryouts

Mark your calendars! Cheer tryouts will be in person May 17 - 19th from 5:30 - 7:00 PM. Cheer Application packets will be in the office next week or they can be obtained by emailing Mrs. Adams at jadams1@suhsd.net.

There is a VIRTUAL mandatory informational meeting prior to tryouts on May 4th. Click on the virtual link to attend on May, 4th 6:00 PM.

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2021 Volleyball 1 on 1 Summer Camp

  • June 21-23, 2021
  • Days 1 & 2: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Day 3: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • U-Prep
  • $240
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COVID-19 School Information

As a service to U-Prep families, voluntary COVID-19 testing is available to students on-campus on the dates noted below. Requests for testing must be completed online by 4:00pm on the Tuesday preceding the testing date.

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Info for the Class of 2021

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

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