Committed to student learning through teaching excellence in a supportive environment.

Welcome to Placer Union

We invite you to visit our high schools and district campus, discovering for yourself why Placer Union is in the vanguard of innovative California school districts. Talented students and their families, along with supportive communities and a dedicated staff and school board all factor into the equation for student success during the high school years and beyond.

Our high school communities are nestled in the
Northern California Sierra Foothills, east of Sacramento. 

School Reopening

Please read Superintendent Sziraki's '20-21 welcome message and review PUHSD's reopening plan to accommodate student learning choices, public health protocols, and ever-changing challenges in this era of COVID-19. We can do this together, Placer Union! (Scroll for details and summary infographics, or open in Docs or PDF.)

Transition Schedule & Distancing Protocol in .JPG format or together in slide form 

Infographics designed by Courtney Doyland.

More District News 

The PUHSD Board of Trustees welcomes student representatives in an advisory capacity to its bi-monthly meetings. The "student voice" vote is critical to governance conversations as the district continues forward with student-centered initiatives and outcomes. Their story and writing talent was recently selected for a feature article for the Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) online magazine. Click to read. Best wishes to last year's student trustees: Thea, Mackenzie, Madison & Alexander. Thanks for sharing your gifts.

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School Board

Placer Union's Board of Trustees holds public meetings throughout the school year, including  periodic joint meetings with local pre-K-8 districts and Sierra Community College. View their agendas online or visit their webpage for meeting dates and profiles on these five dedicated public servants.

Local Control

Action Plan

Executive Order (EO) N-56-20 was established on April 22, 2020, to address the impact of continued school closures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the local educational agencies' ability to conduct meaningful annual planning, and the ability to meaningfully engage stakeholders in these processes. EO N-56-20 approved the waiver for the Local Control and Accountability Plan and Budget Overview for Parents requirements and established in its place the requirement that PUHSD adopt a COVID-19 Operations Written Report and Maidu Virtual Charter Academy COVID-19 Operations Written Report by June 30, 2020.



The PUHSD Board of Trustees has adopted new graduation requirements. Click to learn more.



PUHSD staff and faculty are committed to a professional code of conduct that is articulated in two documents: Board Policy & Exhibit. In alignment with the code of conduct, Placer Union is committed to being an equal opportunity organization.