We Believe

  • Students reach their potential when they are engaged, encouraged, challenged and supported in the pursuit of their interests, passions and talents.
  • All students are creative, unique and can learn.
  • Education is a collaborative effort among students, staff, parents, guardians and the community.
  • In valuing the diversity of students, staff and the community.
  • Every student has a voice that deserves to be heard.
  • Safe and welcoming schools help students and staff reach their potential.
  • Educational experiences for students and staff are continually improved through systems of accountability.
  • Education must be purposeful, challenging and innovative.

Characteristics of a BUSD Graduate

  • Inquisitive with a desire to be lifelong learners.
  • Self-sufficient, self-motivated and socially responsible individuals.
  • Fully prepared and equipped for college or career in the 21st Century.
  • Collaborative, creative, critical thinkers with strong communication skills.
  • Compassionate, respectful and possess a high degree of integrity.
  • Resilient with the willingness to persevere.
  • Innovative, entrepreneurial and adaptable.
  • Globally aware and environmentally responsible citizens.
  • Capable of recognizing the talents in themselves so they can be fulfilled, compassionate and engaged individuals.

Upcoming Events

Latest News

Valero Refinery Incident Update 5/5/17

This message is from the Benicia Unified School District. We want to thank you for your patience today while we dealt with the incident at the Valero Refinery. Air Quality Control has verified that the shelter in place at Robert Semple and Matthew Turner has...

Emergency Notification 5/5/17

There has been an incident at Valero. Authorities have suggested Robert Semple and Matthew Turner students shelter in place. All other students can attend school at this time and are safe if they are already there. If you choose to keep your students home, they will...

ADA Accessible Website Initiative

The Benicia Unified School District is committed to providing accessibility for all. If you experience difficulty with the accessibility of any web pages or documents on our site, please contact us to request this information in an alternative format.
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