Welcome to Downieville School


Excellence in Education, Serving Sierra County

About Us

Downieville School is a K-12 school, which is located in Downieville, the Sierra County seat, and serves the communities of Downieville, Sierra City, Goodyear’s Bar, and surrounding rural areas. The California Department of Education recognized the High School as a “Distinguished School”.


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What’s Happening Around SPJUSD:

Tomorrow night is the Class of 2018's Senior Variety Show! It's not too late to partake in the dinner, prepared by our very own Adriana Lopez. This dinner of birria, beans, rice, chips, and salsa is available with the show for $15.00 and begins at 5:30. The show begins at 6:30 and is $5.00 alone. Dinner will be served until we run out. After the (very funny) show we will have a live auction to the auctioneer stylings of Dave and Rick Roberti. There is a plethora of items being auctioned off! Bring your wallets! We hope to see you all there! #lhsgrizzlies #classof2018 ...

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Sierra-Plumas Joint Unified School District shared Loyalton Learning Garden's post. ...

Proof .... they are all scientists.

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Our Mission

Downieville School is committed to high expectations and achievement for all students. The Downieville School staff expect students to become knowledgeable, critical thinkers; effective communicators; and healthy individuals who exercise self-discipline and productive, positive citizenship.


Attendance & Progress

How do I check my students attendance and Progress? You can check your student’s attendance and progress, grades, completion of assignments by using our web based computer grading system, aka: POWERSCHOOL Parents and students are given Power School access to check academic progress in classes. Please use the login and passwords provided on the Grade Report to check daily progress. Teachers have their grades updated each week. This is a great way to track homework and class participation. You may also schedule a conference with your student’s teachers.

Do our schools enforce a dress code? Yes. The dress code is designed to maintain a level of decorum which will ensure that the best possible learning environment for teachers and students is created and preserved. Read our STUDENT DRESS REGULATIONS



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Contact Us 

P.O. Drawer B – 130 School Street Downieville, CA  95936  phone: (530) 289-3473  fax: (530) 289-3693