Napa Valley Unified School District

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Napa Valley Unified School District
United States
District information
GradesPre K-12
SuperintendentRosanna Mucetti
Schools29 [1]
Students and staff
Students17,849 (2018-19) [2]
Other information

The Napa Valley Unified School District (NVUSD) is a public school district located in Napa County, California. It was the first school district to purchase a plug-in hybrid diesel school bus.[3] The school district, founded on 1965, serves the cities of Napa, American Canyon, and Yountville. During the 2018-19 school year, it served 17,849 students.


NVUSD has 18 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 5 high schools, an independent studies school, and adult education.

High schools in Napa Valley Unified School District
School Napa Vintage American Canyon
Location Napa Napa American Canyon
Year opened 1897 1972 2010
School colors Blue, Yellow Burgundy. Gold Black, gold
School mascot Grizzly The Crusher Wolves
Middle schools
  • Harvest Middle School
    • Harvest Middle School is an English-Spanish immersion school. In spring 2022 Harvest Middle School is to close and River is to become the new English-Spanish school.[4]
  • River Middle School
    • Celeste Akiu served as principal of River Middle School until 2018, when Peter Hartnack replaced her.[5] The school was supposed to move into its current facility, the former Salvador Elementary School, in 2018, but there were construction delays.[6] It finally moved into its current location in 2020.[7] In 2022 River Middle will take the English-Spanish immersion program from the closed Harvest Middle.[4]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "About NVUSD". Retrieved 2020-09-11.
  2. ^ "NVUSD 2018-19 Enrollment by Ethnicity and Grade". Retrieved 2020-09-10.
  3. ^ "California's new hybrid school bus". Archived from the original on 2012-02-25. Retrieved 2018-07-05.
  4. ^ a b Yune, Howard (2021-04-23). "Napa's Harvest Middle School to close after 2021-22 year; River school to become English-Spanish academy". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2021-08-17.
  5. ^ Huffman, Jennifer (2019-03-29). "New River principal aims to be a role model for students". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2021-08-17.
  6. ^ Brinkerhoff, Noel (2018-10-17). "Opening of Napa's new River School campus postponed". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2021-08-17.
  7. ^ Huffman, Jennifer (2020-01-15). "Napa's relocated River Middle School gets rave reviews from students". Napa Valley Register. Retrieved 2021-08-17.