Colfax High School Facility Needs

Colfax High School provides a quality education to over 600 students in grades 9 - 12 in the eastern foothills of Placer County.  Last year, Colfax High School had a 100% graduation rate, with many students participating in the school's International Baccalaureate Program.

Aging Colfax High School Needs Upgrades

While student achievement is strong, Colfax High School was built over 60 years ago and is in urgent need of basic repairs and safety upgrades. Other high schools in our region, like Placer High School in Auburn and Del Oro High School in Loomis, have been upgraded thanks to support from their local voters for school facilities improvement bond measures. 

Improving Fire Safety and Campus Security

Our region has felt the impacts of wildfires in recent years and Colfax High School is in a high-risk fire zone. Fire safety improvements are needed to allow students, teachers, parents and first responders to get in and out of the school quickly and safely.

Local Funding to Repair and Upgrade Colfax High School Only

To generate locally controlled funding to upgrade Colfax High Schools, the PUHSD Board of Trustees is considering placing a school facilities improvement bond measure on the November 2024 ballot that is similar to the bond measures at Placer High School and Del Oro High School that upgraded their aging campuses. Funds from this measure would only be used for repairs and upgrades at Colfax High School, including: 

Mandatory Fiscal Accountability and Local Control

A local school facilities improvement bond measure would require strict fiscal accountability protections, including:

Share Your Opinions and Learn More!

As we plan for the future of Colfax High School, please share your thoughts, priorities, and questions by emailing Principal Chasity Raybuck-Bonilla at or by calling 530-346-2284.


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