The Wheatland School District was established in 1871, when the former Bear River School District was divided into Virginia and Wheatland School Districts.
The town of Wheatland is valued by its residents for its small town atmosphere and rural setting. Located in Northern California's Central Valley along State Route 65 in Yuba County, Wheatland is approximately one mile north of the Bear River and the tri-county boundary of Sutter, Placer, and Yuba Counties and 40 miles north of Sacramento. Beale Air Force Base is located eight miles to the northeast, and many students from the base's military families attend Wheatland School District schools.
The Wheatland School District provides a myriad of excellent programs starting with our preschool, grant services, and a charter school and extends to providing well rounded instructional efforts, staffing for effectiveness, and construction and maintenance for our facilities. It is the District's responsibility to preserve and expand our programs to best meet student needs. This is what is necessary to be comprehensive and excellent.
Evaluation and Improvement
Student achievement and growth begin with a seamless, well-paced, effective, standards-based curriculum that incorporates data analysis to ensure LEARNING FOR ALL that is focused on improving student achievement. To this end, a comprehensive assessment system monitors student progress and professional effectiveness. This system utilizes a variety of assessment strategies and provides instructional guidance, accountability, and achievement measurement.
We must maintain a balanced budget and be realistic about our own local conditions (Beale AFB/declining enrollment/possible growth), in addition to the dynamics of the State and Federal government that affect our budget. The Board of Trustees believes that it is critical to protect and preserve the long-term fiscal integrity of the District.