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Our School

CHS serves 400 students in grades 9-12. Colusa High School is a four-year, two semester comprehensive high school accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC), having been awarded a six-year term of accreditation with a three-year review.
Colusa High School has a number of special programs offered to students, including:
  • English Language Development
  • Sheltered classes
  • Environmental Science Academy
  • FFA
  • FBLA
  • and a number of clubs.
CHS also participates in three early outreach programs with Yuba Community College and California State University, Chico. These programs include:
  • Educational Talent Search
  • CalSOAP and
  • Upward Bound.
Mission Statement

Mission Statement

The Colusa school community works cooperatively and continuously to fulfill our mission: 
Colusa High School is committed to the idea that all students can learn and should have the opportunity to achieve academic and co-curricular success. Colusa High School holds high academic expectations for all students. We believe that high expectations for behavior and attendance lead to higher achievement. We value cultural diversity and welcome community involvement in all school programs.
Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results (ESLRs)

Colusa High School expects that each high school graduate will be a(n):
  • Informed Citizen who has demonstrated understanding of the rights and responsibilities for independent
    living within a democratic society.
  • Effective Communicator who has demonstrated English proficiency through reading, writing and
    speaking skills.
  • Skilled Problem Solver who has demonstrated proficiency in mathematics, information literacy, access
    and use of technology, and the ability to work collaboratively with others.
  • Academic Achiever who has mastered state content standards and demonstrated growth through
    performance on state and classroom assessments.
  • Critical Thinker and Planner who understands the importance of lifelong learning and has set education and career goals beyond high school. 

CHS Accreditation