School District

Citrus Heights is primarily served by the San Juan Unified School District. San Juan Unified School District (SJUSD) serves over 46,000 students in early learning, K-12, and adult programs. Created in 1960 with the merger of six school districts, SJUSD serves a 75-square-mile area in northeast Sacramento County, including Citrus Heights. Today, SJUSD is the 11th largest school district in California with an expenditure budget of more than $387 million. There are nine elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools within the city of Citrus Heights.

Educational Schools & Programs

San Juan Unified School District also offers other educational schools and programs such as:

  • Adult handicapped schools
  • Adult schools
  • Before and after school programs
  • Preschool
  • Special education centers

Higher Education

Universities and colleges that serve the area include:

  • American River College
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • Golden Gate University
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • Lincoln Law School
  • National University
  • Sierra College
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of Phoenix