About River Valley High School
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Valley High School (RVHS) is located in an expanding section of Yuba
City and is the newest high school in the Yuba City Unified School
District. According to the California State Department of Finance, Yuba
City has a population of 62,083 as of January 2007. Established in 2005
as the second comprehensive high school in the district, RVHS was built
in response to community growth in part due to an affordable housing
market next to a large metropolitan area (Sacramento).
marketed to the community as a new school with a new approach to
education. The school day is structured utilizing a 4X4 block schedule
which allows students to take eight classes a year: four in the fall
term and four in the spring term. Each period is 90 minutes. This option
provides the families of Yuba City with the choice between the
traditional six period day at Yuba City High School (YCHS) and the 4X4
block schedule at RVHS.