Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District

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WE HAVE ADULT EDUCATION! Sierra County Schools for

Mission & Vision Statement

We envision schools where all children succeed, where all children feel safe, and where their curiosity is cultivated. We will provide an educational environment that encourages productive, responsible citizens.

It is our goal to equip students with the tools to live and to contribute successfully in a rapidly changing world.

Our schools will offer a challenging, meaningful, and relevant curriculum that values creativity, critical thinking, and effective communication.

Our students will be able to apply knowledge to new contexts and do so with honesty and integrity.

Our students will learn to appreciate beauty and care for the environment as well as each other and ultimately understand that their actions can make a difference.


Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District is a Single District County. Our enrollment is 411 students in 4 facilities.

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Sierra County Schools for Adults

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605 School St, P.O. Box 955, Loyalton, CA 96118
Phone: 530-993-4953 Fax: 530-993-0828
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Bringing  Adult Education to Sierra County, by supporting adult students in achieving academic success in pursuit of personal gratification, better employment, promotion potential, and increased post-secondary opportunities.

OFFERING BOTH IN-PERSON AND ONLINE Classes and Programs in Loyalton, Downieville, and Pike -Aleghany

Adult Basic Education, High School Diploma and equivalency courses are accepting applications for enrollment on an ongoing process. Call 530-993-4953 or email Wendy Jackson ( for more information.

Loyalton High School

700 Fourth St, P.O. Box 37, Loyalton, CA 96118-0037
Phone: 530-993-4454 Fax: 530-993-4667
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Accommodates students in grades 7-12 from the eastern section of Sierra and Plumas counties. LHS offers seven Advanced Placement courses and several other honors classes, as well as part of its full a-g course offerings for the college-bound student. Loyalton High has been recognized as a “Distinguished School”. Learn more about Loyalton High School by visiting the California Department of Education.

Downieville School

130 School St, P.O. Box B, Downieville, CA 95936
Phone: 530-289-3473  Fax: 530-289-3693
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Downieville School is a K-12 school, which is located in Downieville, the Sierra County seat. The school serves the communities of Downieville, Sierra City, Goodyear’s Bar, and surrounding rural areas. The California Department of Education recognized the High School as a “Distinguished School” and Downieville was recently recognized as a California Business for Education Excellence Honor Roll School.  Learn more about Downieville School at the California Department of Education.

Loyalton Elementary School

Backup phone line: 530-993-4018
Loyalton Elementary is accommodates students grades Kindergarten through Sixth. To find out more about LES visit the California Department of Education. 

Sierra Pass Continuation School

700 Fourth St., P.O. Box 37, Loyalton CA 96118
Phone: 530-993-1660 Ext. 160  Fax:530-993-0828

Sierra Pass is an alternative high school facility and accommodates students in grades 9-12 from the eastern section of Sierra and Plumas counties. Learn more about Sierra Pass at the California Department of Education.

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