San Juan Unified School District

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San Juan Unified School District
Type and location
Country United States
Location Carmichael, California
District information
Schools 70
Students and staff
Students 40,000
Other information

San Juan Unified School District is a very large school district in Sacramento County, California, that serves Arden-Arcade, Carmichael, Orangevale, Citrus Heights, Fair Oaks, parts of Rancho Cordova, and parts of Sacramento.

San Juan Unified includes 35 elementary schools, 8 K-8 schools, 8 middle schools, and 9 high schools, plus an additional number of alternative schools, early childhood centers, and adult education centers.

High schools[edit]

The nine comprehensive high schools which are part of the San Juan Unified School District include:

Middle schools[edit]

San Juan Unified School District has a total of 8 middle schools in the district, listed below .

  • Andrew Carnegie Middle School
  • Arcade Middle School
  • Arden Middle School
  • John Barrett Middle School
  • Pasteur Middle School
  • Sylvan Middle School
  • Will Rogers Middle School
  • Winston Churchill Middle School

K-8 schools[edit]

  • Gold River Discovery Center
  • Kingswood K-8
  • Lichen K-8
  • Orangevale Open K-8
  • Sierra Oaks K-8
  • Starr King K-8
  • Thomas Edison Language Institute
  • Woodside K-8

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Albert Schweitzer Elementary
  • Arlington Heights Elementary
  • Cambridge Heights Elementary
  • Cameron Ranch Elementary
  • Carmichael Elementary
  • Carriage Drive Elementary
  • Charles Peck Elementary
  • Citrus Heights Elementary
  • Cottage Elementary
  • Cowan Fundamental Elementary
  • Coyle Avenue Elementary
  • Del Dayo Elementary
  • Del Paso Manor Elementary
  • Deterding Elementary
  • Dyer-Kelly Elementary
  • Earl Le Gette Elementary
  • Grand Oaks Elementary
  • Green Oaks Fundamental Elementary
  • Greer Elementary
  • Harry Dewey Fundamental Elementary
  • Howe Avenue Elementary
  • Mariemont Elementary
  • Mariposa Avenue Elementary
  • Mission Avenue Open
  • Northridge Elementary
  • Oakview Community Elementary
  • Ottomon Elementary
  • Pasadena Avenue Elementary
  • Pershing Elementary
  • Skycrest Elementary
  • Thomas Kelly Elementary
  • Trajan Elementary
  • Twin Lakes Elementary
  • Whitney Avenue Elementary

Continuation schools[edit]

  • La Entrada Continuation/AdvancePath Academy
  • Laurel Ruff - Community Transition Programs (special education)
  • Sunrise Tech Center


  • El Sereno High School (online)
  • La Vista Center (special education)
  • Ralph Richardson Center (special education)

Budget problems[edit]

In order to lower their $36.7 million budget gap, the San Juan Unified School District laid off hundreds of teachers, school nurses, counselors, administrators, librarians, technicians, and more.

Along with the lay-offs, class sizes increased dramatically, and some school programs were cut.