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

Enrollment for New Elementary Students

Enrollment for new Elementary kindergartners and transitional kindergartners who reside in Benicia begins February 1st. Please refer to this page for more information. Open Enrollment for Elementary students who reside in Benicia and wish to attend a...

January 18th Board Meeting Summary

The Regular School Board meeting will begin at 7 pm at 350 East K Street in the Board Room. The Board will highlight the AP Psychology Class. Dr. Leslie Beatson, Assistant Superintendent of Education Services along with Brianna Kleinschmidt, BHS Principal,...

Benicia High Grad Has Lead Role in ‘Hamilton’

Austin Scott has had an incredible acting journey. The 2011 Benicia High School graduate has gone from starring in advertisements at the age of 8 to being cast in the title role in “Hamilton” for the smash hit musical’s national tour. “It’s a dream come...

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