About Ripon Unified School District

Welcome to Ripon!

The Ripon Unified School District (RUSD) is located in San Joaquin County, the heart of the Central Valley of California. Travel to San Francisco and Sacramento in one hour, Yosemite in two hours, and Lake Tahoe in three hours from our small city, which is committed to quality and controlled growth.


RUSD is committed to excellence and a quality education for all students, including lower class sizes at all grade levels and a coordinated and articulated program from kindergarten through high school.


Our parents are very involved in our schools, which enjoy a strong level of community-based financial support as well as valuable donations of time and effort.


Our teachers create enegaing learning expereinces at our five K-8 elementary schools (self-contained at all grade levels), one comprehensive high school and one continuation high school.