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The Gridley Unified School District (GUSD) is located in the small, rural community of Gridley, California,
approximately 90 minutes north of Sacramento in the central valley. The district serves approximately 2000 students in 5 schools; McKinley Primary School (K-1), Woodrow Wilson School (2-5),
Sycamore Middle School (6-8), Gridley High School (9-12) and Esperanza (Alternative Education).
The demographics of the area include a high percentage of students living in low socioeconomic households (65%) and approximately 17% English Language Learners.
The GUSD School board has established five goals for the period of 2015-2018:
  1. Curriclum and Instruction
        Professional Learning Communities
        Implementation of Common Core State Standards
        Provide Consistent, Articulated Instructional Program K-12
        Make technology accessible to all students and teachers
        All students including English Language Learners, will become proficient in ELA and Math
        All students will graduate from high school prepared for College or Career
        Safe and Supportive Learning Environment
  2. Establish and implement a district wide Safe Schools Plan
  3. Facilties: Develop a long range facilities plan to address student needs
  4. Fiscal/Budget: Utilize district funding to support student achievement
  5. Community Relations: Enhancing and improving communications with all stakeholders