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

Welcome New Coordinator of Ed Services

Please join us in welcoming Mrs. Stephanie Rice as the Coordinator of Education Services. Mrs. Rice is a long time Benician, born and raised, and a graduate of Benicia High School. She possesses a Masters of Education degree and has attended Sonoma State...

BUSD Citizen’s Bond Oversight Committee

The Benicia Unified School District (BUSD) seeks members for the BUSD Citizens’ Bond Oversight Committee (CBOC) for the Measure S School Facility Program. As required by law, the CBOC was established on October 4, 2014, and has met quarterly since then. The purpose of...

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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