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. 

District News 

All PUHSD schools are closed for in-person student attendance. Students and teachers are participating in distance learning, which will continue through the end of the school year.


PUHSD has adopted new district graduation requirements. Visit our page to learn more. 


The PUHSD Board of Trustees welcomes student representatives in an advisory capacity to its bi-monthly meetings. The "student voice" is critical to governance conversations as the district continues forward with student-centered initiatives and outcomes. 

Local Control Plan

Pursuant to Ed Code 52060 on or before July 1, 2019, the Governing Board of each school district shall adopt a Local Control & Accountability Plan (LCAP) and Maidu Virtual Charter Academy Local Control & Accountability Plan (MVCA LCAP) using the template adopted by the State Board of Education.  Visit our LCAP webpage for more details.

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

SELPA Public Hearing
Our local Special Education Local Plan Area is holding a hearing on May 21 at 9:00 AM. Click here for info to join this virtual meeting hosted by Placer County Office of Education.

Resources for Students        

Resources for Parents          

Resources for Staff             

Contact Info

Map & Directions
District Address

District Calendar

No WiFi?
If your family does not have access to WiFi during this time of distance learning, we want to hear from you. Call 530.886.4440 and let us know your situation so we can recommend a solution. You may qualify for a district-provided hotspot for the duration of distance learning.

If you are making a trip near a PUHSD high school, students can synch their account by connecting to our open public WiFi. There are many ways to use your chromebook offline. For example, here’s how to to set Gmail to work offline

Also, a WiFi-enabled Mid-Placer Transportation bus is parked adjacent to the Alta Community Center for students residing in the neighborhoods of Alta and Dutch Flat.

Again, if a student cannot consistently access WiFi via family, friend, library or local business during Placer County's shelter-in-place directive, please contact us at 530.886.4440 or fill out our request form for assistance. We are committed to finding you a solution.



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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.

Messages from our nurses.

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