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901 Esplanade  Chico, CA  95926 
(530) 891-3026  Fax (530) 891-3284
Academic Performance Index (API): 810
Jim Hanlon, Principal

Chico High School has been named among "America's Best High Schools" by  U.S. News & World Report ranking in the top 5% of high schools in nation in 2012, 2013 and 2014.


Current News

 Chico High has an opening for a CHS parent to work in our library.  This is a paid position.  The hours are Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.  Under the direct supervision of the librarian, this position performs a variety of computer, clerical and library duties and includes supervising students in the library during lunch times.  If you have a student that attends Chico High and are interested in this position, please stop by the main office and pick up an application.  The application deadline is Friday, September 6th at 4 p.m.

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Bullying Tip Line

Are you being bullied or harassed?
Call the CHS Bullying Tip Line
(530) 891-3026, ext. 161

Anti-bullying and Cyberbullying Website Resources:
California Department of Education
Local anti-bullying blog


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Chico High School Honors

  • 2012 & 2013 Silver Badge Award - "U.S. News & World Report" - Ranked among the top 5% of schools in the United States
  • 2013 Academic Performance Index (API): 810
  • 2010: Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) for a six-year term
  • 2002: Exemplary Art Program Award from California Art Education Association
  • State Superior FFA Program
  • CEPCO Recognized Teacher of the Year Award for Agriculture (2011)
  • Regional and State Recognized Music Program
  • Choral Educator Award - California Music Educators Association (2011)
  • Rotary Educator of the Year Award - Choral Music (2013) 
  • 2013  California Golden Bell Award for Architecture & Engineering Program
  • CEPCO Recognized Teacher of the Year Award for Architecture & Engineering (2010)
  • Caduceus Yearbook - 2012 American Scholastic Press Association Award Winner (1st Place)
  • Literary Magazine - 2012 American Scholastic Press Association Award Winner (1st Place)
    • 2012 & 2013 Gold Medal Award Winner - Columbia University
  • Excellence in Athletics - Most EAL Championships 
    • 62 Eastern Athletic League Championships 2000-2010 
    • 48 Northern Section Championships 2000-2010
  • 2012-13 EAL/Section Champions
    • Basketball, Wrestling, Soccer, Cross Country - (Men)
    • Volleyball, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Cross Country (Women)