Calaveras County has four school districts and a County Office of Education. There are ten elementary schools, three middle schools (one is K-8), two high schools, and several alternative schools. For the 2014-15 school year, the total K-12 student population is approximately 5,800.
Calaveras Unified School District is the largest district in the county and serves students from the west side of the county, including San Andreas, Valley Springs, Mokelumne Hill, Mountain Ranch, Rail Road Flat and West Point.
Mark Twain Union Elementary School District, Vallecito Union School District, and Bret Harte Union High School District serve students on the east side of the county, including Copperopolis, Angels Camp, Vallecito, Murphys, Avery, Arnold and Dorrington.
The Calaveras County Office of Education operates Calaveras River Academy and Mountain Oaks Charter School.
You may visit each district’s website by clicking the link on the left. All links except Calaveras County Office of Education will open in a new tab or window.
Calaveras County Plan for Expelled Youth
EC Section 48926
Provides specifically that: The plan shall enumerate existing educational alternatives for expelled pupils, identify gaps in educational services to expelled pupils, and strategies for filling those service gaps. The plan shall also identify alternative placements for pupils who are expelled and placed in district community day school programs, but who fail to meet the terms and conditions of their rehabilitation plan or who pose a danger to other district pupils, as determined by the governing board.