About Us


Natomas Unified School District (NUSD), named the second most diverse school district in the nation in a 2016 New York Times study, is located just minutes north of downtown Sacramento and the State Capitol in California’s Central Valley. 

An exciting district on the move, NUSD has exemplary staff preparing students for college and career, thousands of new kids expected over the next ten years, and top-notch educational programs – including International Baccalaureate (IB), AP Capstone, and Career Technical Education (CTE). Our vision is that “All NUSD students graduate as college and career ready, productive, responsible, and engaged global citizens.”

Number of Schools

Natomas Unified School District has 14 schools

Student Enrollment

There are 11,248 students enrolled in Natomas Unified School District*

*This does not include students enrolled in independent charter schools. Leroy Greene Academy is a dependent charter and is included in this number.

Student Ethnicity

32.9% Hispanic

20.5% African American 

14.5% White

14.7% Asian 

College and Career Readiness

  • NUSD’s graduation rate is 96% compared to state average of 84%
  • African American graduation rate is 93% compared to state average of 77%
  • Hispanic/Latinx graduation rate is 96% compared to the state average of 82%
  • 70% of NUSD graduates met A-G requirements, courses required for CSU/UC admission
  • NUSD has more than tripled number of students taking AP tests within the last 5 years
  • 1 in 3 NUSD students are enrolled at International Baccalaureate (IB) schools
  • Students in class of 2021 earned more college credits by junior year than in previous graduating classes
  • NUSD outpaced the state in 11th-grade ELA and Math growth over the last 5 years
  • NUSD has 10 Career Technical Education Pathways with 966 students enrolled in the 2020-21 school year

Find Your Neighborhood School

Natomas Unified School District is a growing district with exceptional schools and programs from preschool to adult school. Please visit the school locator for school locations and boundaries.

We are Natomas Unified!