Education

Public education in the Woodland area is provided by the Woodland Joint Unified School District (WJUSD) from kindergarten through high school. The WJUSD embraces the standards and accountability focus of the school improvement efforts of California and the nation. WJUSD is proud of its students’ successes in exemplary programs that include academic decathlon, agriculture, art, athletics, drama, home/health services, music, student leadership and student publications. These programs have received regional, state and national recognition.

The Chamber’s Business Education Committee is actively promoting the Yolo Youth Council’s “Work Ready Certificate” program. High school students must demonstrate many work-ready skills and Woodland businesses are encouraged to expect entry-level local job applicants to present their certificates as a desired item in the application process.

WJUSD’s Adult School provides continuing education through a wide offering of courses designed to meet the needs of students preparing to complete a four-year college education or for students needing certification or career skills programs.

Private schooling is also available in the Woodland area through Holy Rosary Academy, Woodland Christian School, Montessori School, Seventh-Day Adventist School, the Einstein Center and the Huntington Learning Center.

The Yolo County Office of Education provides leadership and coordination to many aspects of public education for all districts in the County of Yolo, including special education, educational technology, and alternative programs for at-risk students and business services support. Woodland also enjoys the proximity of four additional community colleges, two full university campuses, several college satellite centers and vocational schools.

As society demands higher skill levels, educational opportunity in Woodland is meeting the challenge. For further information go to

 

Woodland Joint Unified School District http://www.wjusd.k12.ca.us
Yolo County Office of Education http://www.yolo.k12.ca.us/ (The Einstein Center)
WJUSD’s Adult School http://www.wjusd.k12.ca.us/adultalternativeed.htm
Holy Rosary School http://www.edline.net/pages/Holy_Rosary_Parish_School
Woodland Christian School http://www.woodlandchristian.org/
Cambridge Jr. College http://www.cambridge.edu/
Woodland Polytechnic Academy www.woodlandpolycharter.org/wpa/

 

Educational opportunities are also excellent in Yolo County with one of the nation’s top public research universities, UC Davis. Today more than 30,000 of the brightest, most diverse and well-rounded students in the nation are studying at UC Davis. A typical student might spend the morning experimenting in a chemistry lab, the afternoon playing lacrosse and the evening performing on the stage of the Mondavi Center.

WOODLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

As a newly accredited independent campus of the Yuba Community College District, Woodland Community College provides a wide variety of classes and job training activities for the local region, which includes all of Colusa County. Many students take advantage of the high quality and affordable cost of instruction at Woodland Community College to achieve an Associate Degree or Certificate, or to transfer to four-year institutions.
According to President Angela Fairchilds, “Through a sustained program of quality education, dedicated service and successful partnerships, Woodland Community College has become a vital part of the greater Woodland community. We look forward to continuing to serve the needs of our community.”
Woodland Community College is located at 2300 E. Gibson Road in Woodland. For additional information about WCC please call (530) 661-5700.

Woodland Community College Facts:

Total Enrollment: 3200 (1400 Full-time, 1800 Part-time)
Total Faculty: 131 (34 Full-time, 97 Part-time)
Associate Degree Programs: 25
Certificate of Achievement Programs: 23

 

Schools

School – Address – Phone – Grades – Students

  • The Abbey School 219 Court Street, Woodland 668-5521 Infant-K 74
  • Beamer Park Elementary 525 Beamer Street, Woodland 662-1769 K-6th 530
  • Cache Creek High 14320 Second Street, Yolo 662-4331 10th-12th 158
  • Dingle Elementary 625 Elm Street, Woodland 662-7084 K-6th 421
  • Douglass Junior High 525 Granada Drive, Woodland 666-2191 7th-9th 1,298
  • Freeman Elementary 126 North West Street, Woodland 662-1785 K-6th 431
  • Gibson Elementary 312 Gibson Road, Woodland 662-3944 K-6th 614
  • Grafton Elementary 9544 Mill Street, Knights Landing 735-6435 K-6th 158
  • Holy Rosary Parish School 505California Street, Woodland 662-3494 Pre-8th 316
  • In-R-Care 1 401 East Gum Avenue, Woodland 666-1018 Preschool 30
  • Independent Learning Center, 1400 Pioneer Avenue,  Woodland 666-0264 9th-12th 65
  • K-8th Home Study Program 526 Marshall Avenue, Woodland 662-0201 K-8th 46
  • Lee Junior High 520 West Street, Woodland 662-0251 7th-9th 1,114
  • Rhoda Maxwell Elementary 50 Ashley Avenue, Woodland 662-1784 K-6th 521
  • Migrant Headstart 39839 Road 17A 668-4783 Preschool 50
  • Montessori Children`s House 1738 Cottonwood, Woodland 662-1900 Pre-6th 100
  • New Life Preschool 405 Plane Avenue, Woodland 661-0452 Preschool 20Noah`s
  • Ark Preschool 100 Woodland Avenue, Woodland 662-2527 Preschool 36
  • Pioneer High School 1400 Pioneer Avenue, Woodland 406-1148 9th-12th 1,800
  • Phoenix Schools 219 Court Street, Woodland 668-5521 Infant-K 88
  • Plainfield Elementary 20450 County Road 97, Woodland 662-9301 K-6th 265
  • St. Luke`s Nursery School 515 Second Street, Woodland 662-1853 Preschool 75
  • St. Paul`s Lutheran Preschool 625 West Gibson Road, Woodland 662-1935 Preschool 45
  • Seventh Day Adventist 29 Elliot Street, Woodland 666-6315 1st-8th 15
  • Tafoya Elementary 720 Homestead Way, Woodland 662-0201 K-6th 717
  • University of California, Davis 1 Shields
  • Avenue, Davis 752-1011 13th-18th 27,029″
  • University of Phoenix 1760 Creekside Oaks Drive, Sacramento (866) 729-7899 13th-18th 4000
  • Whitehead Elementary 624 West Southwood Drive, Woodland 662-2824 K-6th 508
  • Woodland Christian School 1787 Matmor Road, Woodland 406-8800 Pre K-12th 775
  • Woodland High School 21 North West Street, Woodland 662-4678 10th-12th 2,105
  • Woodland Parent Nursery School 655 Fourth Street, Woodland 662-3878 Preschool 20
  • Woodland Polytechnic Academy Charter School 1250 E.Gum Ave. 662-7600  9-12
  • Woodland Prairie Elementary 1444 Stetson Street, Woodland 662-2898 K-6th 794
  • Woodland Preschool & Day Care 1616 West Street, Woodland 662-0994 Preschool 84
  • Zamora Elementary 1716 Cottonwood Street, Woodland 666-3641 K-6th 407

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