Award Winning Schools
Colony Oak (2004) (2012)
Ripon Elementary (2010)
Title 1 Achieving Schools
Ripon Elementary (2007)
Honor Roll Schools
Park View School (2009-2013)
Weston School (2016-2018)
Ripon Elementary (2016-2019)
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.
Provided and broadened support through MTSS
Increased STEAM opportunities
Expanded and improved access to technology
Reduced number of single grade level classes
Professional development (PBIS and Restorative Circles)
CDE Agricultural Career Technical Education Incentive Grant and CDE Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Grant (Ripon HS)
Renovations (swimming pool, stadium bleachers & press box)
Re-modernization of Colony Oak School-Fall 2018, and Weston-Summer 2016
Refinanced portion of GO bonds generating over $1.5 million savings for taxpayers
Finished installation of energy efficient lighting project
Deferred maintenance projects to repair and improve schools.
Future building needs per Facilities Master Plan.
A complete list of the 2018-19 school year accomplishments is available here .
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.
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
Entry Fee includes T-Shirt if registered by 9/20
Request for Proposals:
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.