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October Newsletter

Our October 31 newsletter is now available online. Check out what is going on around the district.

High School Food Department Expands

Recently, our vendors treated students to a food sampling. Read more >>>

Upcoming Events

Please make a note of these upcoming district events. Read more >>>

SISC Health Clinic

The SISC Health Clinic for staff and dependents with SISC Insurance is Thursday, October 30, 2014. Read more >>>

Student Safety

Student safety within the Corcoran Joint Unified School District is always a top priority. Because of a recent pedestrian accident, we wish to review the safety guidelines outlined in this recent letter from Superintendent Rich Merlo.


Welcome to Corcoran Unified School District

Local ControlWelcome to the official website of the Corcoran Unified School District. Located in In the middle of California’s Central Valley in the small agricultural town of Corcoran, CUSD boasts a reputation for high-quality programs and student success. Our schools are united in their mission to create an environment where all students will improve their minds, characters, and bodies.  

We invite you to take a stroll through our website and get to know our district better. You will learn all about our commitment to technology in education, find information about registration, catch up on the latest district news, learn about our CUSD Learning Plan, and so much more! Please enjoy your visit with us, and be sure to contact us if you have any questions.

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A Message from Our Superintendent

Welcome to Corcoran Unified School District. Our governing board, community, and district share a common goal of becoming a “Destination District.” This vision is becoming a reality thanks to our staff members who work hard to create a positive environment that encourages innovation and personal growth, resulting in a culture of excellence for our students.

Our mission is to develop confident, successful academic achievers among our whole student population. We believe nothing can compete with the positive influences of highly effective teachers and schools. We refuse to accept low expectations and mediocrity for low-income and underprivileged students. All students can achieve!

We are pleased to offer every child access to high-tech educational tools via the One2One Technology Learning Program; a distinct privilege as  just over 100 school districts in the nation to have an Apple Distinguished Technology Program!

I am grateful to serve as superintendent of this dynamic, growing district; please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.


Rich Merlo

Rich Merlo 
Corcoran Unified School District