About Us

The Placer Hills Union School District is a district with a long history of strong student achievement and close partnership with the community. We strive to provide a learning environment that serves ALL students well, and engages each student in meaningful learning that prepares them to become contributing, global citizens in the 21st century. This vision takes hard work, commitment, and a focus on continuous improvement.

PHUSD is built on a solid foundation of effective instruction, positive school culture, systems of supports, and collaborative leadership. We are proud of our innovative schools that offer dynamic learning opportunities to all students.

The district was established in 1948 and is nestled in the Sierra Foothills. PHUSD serves students in Meadow Vista and surrounding communities. We truly are the Hidden Gem of the Foothills!


APPROXIMATELY 750 students:

  • 86% | White

  • 3% | Other

  • 3% | Multi-Ethnic

District Schools & Programs:

  • Sierra Hills School (Grades TK-3rd)

  • Weimar Hills School (Grades 4-8)

  • Planning for Implementation of International Baccalaureate Programme

  • Spanish Enrichment for all Students

  • Special Education Preschool Program

  • After School Program

  • Band

Student Demographics:

  • 30% | Socioeconomically Disadvantaged

  • .5% | English Language Learners

  • 1.5% | Foster Youth

90 Employees Strong:

  • 33 General Education Teachers

  • 6 Special Education Teachers

  • 12 Special Education Support Staff

  • 17 School Site Support Staff

  • 2 School Site Administrators

  • 3 Nutrition Services

  • 5 Transportation

  • 6 Facilities

  • 6 District Office Staff

Placer Hills Union School District

16801 Placer Hills Rd. Meadow Vista, CA 95722

Phone: (530) 878-2606, Fax: (530) 878-2663