Award Winning Schools



  • Colony Oak (2004) (2012)

  • Weston (2004)

  • Ripon Elementary (2010)

  • Ripona (2018)

Title 1 Achieving Schools

  • Ripon Elementary (2007)

  • Ripona (2018)

Honor Roll Schools

  • Park View School (2009-2013)

  • Weston School (2016-2018)

  • Ripon Elementary (2016-2019)

U.S. News

Best High Schools

  • Ripon High School (2016) Honor Roll 2019


The Ripon Unified School District is located in San Joaquin County, the heart of the Central Valley of California. San Francisco and Sacramento are within one hour. Yosemite is within two hours, and Lake Tahoe is three hours away. The City of Ripon is committed to quality and controlled growth.

Ripon High School Football Team - 2019

CIF State Division  4-AA 2019 Champions


Congratulations to the team, coaches, staff, admin, and families!

Ripon USD and Ripon community are proud of you.  

The Ripon Unified School District is committed to excellence and a quality education for all students. Our District is committed to lower class sizes at all grade levels and has a coordinated and articulated program from kindergarten through high school. There is a high level of parent and community involvement in the schools. A high level of support for the educational program is evident in the level of community-based financial support as well as donations of time and effort.


Students are served by five K-8 elementary schools (self-contained at all grade levels), one comprehensive high school and one continuation high school.   

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     Ripon Unified School District

Public Notice of Provisional Appointment

Our Board of Education announces that the resignation of Trustee Annette Vande Pol from the District’s Board of Education effective on October 3, 2019 created one vacant position on the District’s Board of Education.  Mrs. Vande Pol filed the notice with the San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools on September 6, 2019 that she would resign as a member of the Governing Board effective October 3, 2019.


The Board of Education voted at a special meeting held on October 2, 2019 to make a provisional appointment of Vincent “Vince” Hobbs to fill this vacancy to begin after October 3, at the next regular meeting on October 7, 2019.  Unless a petition calling for a special election, containing a sufficient number of signatures, is filed in the Office of the San Joaquin County Superintendent of Schools within 30 days of the date of the provisional appointment, it shall become an effective appointment.


On Monday, October 7, Mr. Hobbs will be officially sworn in and begin to serve as a member of the Governing Board through the next regularly scheduled election of November 2020.


Family Fun Color Run 2019

Your School's Parent Club along with other schools in Ripon Unified School District are bringing back The Family Fun Color Run. Funds raised from this collaborative event will be distributed to all of the schools to be used for educational activities. Let's show our kids that being FIT can be FUN!

Interested in being a Family Sponsor? Please click here for the Sponsor Flyer!

Date and Time:

October 19th, 2019

Run/Walk starts at 8:00 am

Same-Day Registration start at 7:00 am


3 and Under - FREE (Purchase shirt for $10)

4-18 years old & students - $15

Adults $20

Entry Fee includes T-Shirt if registered by 9/20

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Thank you so much for your generous donations and the SJCOE for organizing the event!

Dollar General Spreads LIteracy Support in Ripon Unified


Dollar General donated $50,000 to Ripon Elementary School through its Reading Revolution Program. Their representatives, Ripon Store Manager Sean O'Connell, Regional Director Tim Bartlett, and District Manager Shaun Wettgen presented the gift. We are humbled and thankful to have been chosen to receive this most generous donation.

Photo of Dollar General Management, Ziggy Robeson, and Dana Phelps from the Manteca Bulletin

Photo Courtesy of Glenn Kahl - Manteca Bulletin

Colony Oak Modernization Time Lapse

Ripon Unified School District 
304 N. Acacia Avenue 
Ripon CA 95366 
(209) 599-2131

Office Hours (School in Session)

Mon - Fri: 8:00 am to 4 pm

Summer Hours

Mon - Thu: 8:00 am to 4 pm

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This school district does not accept any form of discrimination harassment, intimidation, or bullying, based on actual or perceived characteristics of race or ethnicity, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, political affiliation, marital or parental status, mental or physical disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation, in its educational program(s) or employment. No person shall be denied employment solely because of any impairment which is unrelated to the ability to engage in activities involved in the position(s) or program for which application has been made. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in the hiring process, Ripon Unified School District will provide you with one upon notice. Direct any complaints to: Dr. Ziggy Robeson at 304 N. Acacia Avenue, Ripon CA, 95366. Phone number is 209-599-2131.