Established1998 Budget69.7 million USD Founded1998
SuperintendentKen Gibbs Ed.D RegionTulare County, California Number of students19,500
Dr john snavely superintendent porterville unified school district
Porterville Unified School District (PUSD) is a school district located in Porterville, Tulare County, California, and is composed of ten elementary schools, three middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, a continuation school, large adult school, and three alternative program sites. The high schools are accredited and provide academic programs that prepare students for university entrance. Other programs include music, art, agriculture, athletics, and vocational preparation.
Map of Porterville Unified School District, CA, USA
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Porterville High School was set up in the east room of the second story of the Morton Street Elementary School and was financially supported by students coming from outside the Porterville School area who were charged a tuition fee to attend.
Porterville High School was renamed to Porterville Union High School.
Porterville Elementary District was consolidated, adding Worth Elementary School.
Vandalia Elementary School added to the Porterville Elementary District.
Miles Elementary School added to the Porterville Elementary District.
June 15, 1928 a two-classroom addition was added to the Porterville Union High School for use as a junior college. The addition of a junior College did not change the extent of the district but admitted junior college students from Strathmore, Lindsay, Exeter, and Tulare high schools. This was paid for by the county, and the overhead costs for the students were chargeable to the districts.
Porterville Unified School District created unifying the Porterville Elementary District (est.1862) and Porterville Union High School (est.1869).
Strathmore High School District was merged into the Porterville Unified School District, and the Porterville Unified School District retained its name.