Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District110 School Road Miranda, CA 95553-0650
The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District crosses two counties, Mendocino and Humboldt, in the heart of the redwoods, extending from remote, mountain areas, to the Eel and Mattole River valleys, to Kings Range and out to the Lost Coast of the Pacific Ocean. The school district encompasses an area of approximately 773 square miles. Employment in Southern Humboldt and Northern Mendocino counties includes tourism, commercial fishing, timber, agriculture, ranching, the school district, the community hospital, and state agencies. The Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District unified in 1948, combining nineteen separate school districts. Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is committed to educational excellence through a comprehensive program that promotes the success of all students by empowering them with the skills and attitudes necessary to be confident and engaged citizens of a changing world. The District is currently comprised of Redway Elementary School (K-6), Whitethorn Elementary School (K-6), Casterlin Elementary School (K-8), Miranda Junior High School (7-8), Casterlin High School (9-12) and South Fork High School (9-12), and an alternative educational program, Osprey Learning Center, which includes a K-12 Independent Study program and a Continuation High School. Our current enrollment is approximately 700 students. Our Mission and Vision Statements: The vision of Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District is to equip every student to become well-rounded, confident citizens who embrace life-long learning while pursuing their chosen pathway and improving their communities. In partnership with students and families, the mission of Southern Humboldt’s dedicated and caring staff is to create experiences that challenge and empower every student to develop valuable knowledge, social skills, and community commitment.