The West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Education has made eight management appointments, including principal at El Cerrito High School.
New! The 2016-17 Interactive LCAP Public Hearing Draft shows proposed district spending to improve student outcomes for all students, especially English Language Learner, Low Income, and Foster Youth: http://www.wccusd.net/Page/6712.
The sale of Adams Middle School (5000 Patterson Circle, Richmond, CA 94805) to Caliber Beta Academy has generated concerns from members of the local community. In order to ensure accurate information is available, the District has compiled this list of frequently asked questions.
District students were recognized at the Third Annual African American Students of Honor Ceremony for academic excellence during the 2015-2016 school year. Click to view the gallery of honorees.
Stege Elementary School students received new Apple iPads at their recent “Stege in Sync” launch, an initiative that supports student learning and engagement through the use of technology.
A future naturopathic doctor who enjoys urban agriculture and a mariachi expert who plans to create affordable technology for people with disabilities are the two most recent Gates Millennium Scholars from the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
Two schools in the District have been ranked among the top high schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, the news magazine announced this week. Hercules High School was awarded a silver medal and was ranked in the Top 10 percent nationally. Middle College High School earned a bronze medal for the third consecutive year.
Thirteen elementary schools from the West Contra Costa Unified School District are among 772 across the state to earn the California Gold Ribbon Schools Award, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced.
The District's "Hitsville High," aka Pinole Valley High School, is featured on the cover of this week's SF Weekly. Music editor Jessie Schiewe runs down the long list of musical heavyweights who have attended, or still attend, PVHS.
See student highlights and performances from this year's All District Music Festival! (Video)
Community partners, leaders and parents judged nearly 200 student projects at the Annual District Science Fair recently. See what students and judges thought of this year’s science fair. (Video)
The District’s Community Advisory Committee for Special Education held its annual “You Make a Difference” awards ceremony at DeJean Middle School recently bestowing honors on 12 deserving individuals who have made outstanding contributions in support of special needs students.
In recognition of their profound passion for instilling a love of learning in their students, five West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD) teachers have been named the 2016 Teaching Excellence Award winners by the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund, the organization announced recently.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District was named a First Place Winner for the Richmond Fab Lab at Kennedy High School in the 22nd annual Magna Awards program sponsored by the National School Boards Association’s (NSBA’s) flagship magazine, American School Board Journal.
Four high school seniors in the West Contra Costa Unified School District received Chevron Richmond Black Employee Network college scholarships during its 17th Annual Black History Awareness Celebration at the Chevron Refinery last week.
The District has unveiled a marketing campaign that supports the college-going culture that has taken hold at all of its schools. The So Can You campaign features students from the Class of 2015 who are attending college. The featured students represent the 63 percent of the Class of 2015 who said they would attend a two- or four-year college after graduation.
Were you issued a certificate of completion in 2006 or later? Did you meet all graduation requirements but did not pass either one or both sections of the CAHSEE? Based on the Senate Bill SB 172 signed by Governor Brown on Oct. 7, 2015, you may be eligible to receive a high school diploma. If you believe you now qualify for a high school diploma under the new law, you can fill out our online form to verify your eligibility.