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About U-PREP

University Preparatory School is a free public grades 6-12 charter school sponsored by the Shasta Union High School District in Redding, California ... Read More


U.S. News & World Report ranked U-Prep #40 in California and #255 nationally in its 'Best High Schools in America' ranking 2018.

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U-Prep was named a Scholar Honor Roll school for the 2017-2018 California Honor Roll.

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U-Prep is a California Distinguished School. This is the second time U-Prep has been awarded this title.

Click on the logo for a description of U-Prep’s Model Program and Practices

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In America’s Most Challenging High Schools 2017 by Washington Post, U-Prep is ranked 260 out of 2,324 schools nationwide; among strictly public schools in California, U-Prep ranks #22.

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Just Dance 2019

Just Dance 2019

  • 7:00 pm
  • Fri. & Sat., March 8-9, 2019
  • Marr Auditorium
  • Adults: $7; Students: $5; Kids 5 and under: Free
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Just Dance 2019

WOW! That's Engineering!

  • 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 9, 2019
  • U-Prep
  • $10 Fee – Scholarships Available, please inquire
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6th Grade Science Fair

6th Grade Science Fair

  • Afternoon
  • Monday, April 8, 2019
  • 2985 Innsbruck Drive, Redding
    Shasta County Office of Education PDC
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An AP Letter to Parents & Students

It is now time to begin planning for the upcoming Advanced Placement exams. Students have been well-prepared for the rigor of these exams and the staff ...

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Pre-AP News Release

New Pre-AP program to be offered at U-Prep

University Preparatory School was selected from over 1,000 schools worldwide that will participate in the new Pre-AP Program next school year. Pre-AP is designed to ...

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Monthly Newsletter

Newsletter of February

The February issue of Panther Pride is packed full of important information regarding state testing, as well as a wrap-up of Winter Spirit Week and our exciting upcoming events. The month of March brings our annual Just Dance production and our annual Spring Play, look inside the pages for event details.

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