Graphic of college and career readiness.

A college and career ready student is one who is equipped with a specific set of skills and knowledge necessary to meet the demands of the 21st Century. These skills and knowledge come from five main categories:

 Academic and Content Knowlege

This category includes compentency in the core subjects and their applications.

  • Proficiency in English language arts, literacy, math, science and social studies
  • Capacity to process, retain and apply content knowledge in relevant situations
  • Digital and technological savviness including understanding what resources are available and when to use them

Cognitive and Higher-Order Thinking

This category refers to the processing and interpreting of information.

  • Independence in formulating hypothesis, critical thinking, problem solving and reasoning
  • Ability to identify, analyze and evaluate differing or conflicting viewpoints

Social and Emotional Intelligences

This category encompasses a wide range of skill sets, which are often referred to as "soft" skills. These skills are learned throughout a student's life.

  • Strong sense of self-awareness and self-management
  • Social awareness including possessing a cultullay sensitive set of values, beliefs and attitudes

College and Career Preparedness

This category includes having knowledge of resources for life after school.

  • Knowledge of college academic programs and the sequencing of college-level coursework
  • Knowledge of exploration tools used to navigate roadmaps to higher education and career options
  • Knowledge of college and career requirements, including financial support opportunities

Employability and Life Skills

Graphic of college and career readiness.

This category includes a wide set of skills desired by employers and expected of all citizens.

  • Self-directed lifelong learners capable of ownership and accountability
  • Ability to adapt communication toward a specific audience, task and/or purpose
  • Time management, collaboration and teamwork, organization and intellectual openness
  • Civic engagement and responsibilities of all citizens 
PBIS recognition award from the CA PBIS Coalition.

PBIS Silver Status Recognition

The Calfornia PBIS Coalition has recognized Baker Valley Unified School District for the success implementation of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) Program in all district schools. The Coalition has awarded the district Silver Status in the implementation process. Congratulations students, staff, parents and all community members on this great accomplishment.



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Tutoring available every Tuesday from 3:30 to 4:30 pm. All students in grades K-12 are welcomed to attend tutoring for extra help in any subject.

Adult School

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Adult school is now in session. For information regarding enrollment, contact Mr. Tomes at or in person any day between 3:30 and 3:45 pm.

Minimum Days

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Early release every other Wednesday. Please refer to the district calendar for exceptions and details.

Parent Workshops

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Parent Workshops are offered once a month by the superintendent. We have had classes in homemade detergent, cheese, bread, and healthy cookies, waffles and pancakes.