Reach Higher Shasta Founding Member

Redding School District continues to support the community wide initiative for all students.  We were a founding member  in 2012 and continue to sit on the executive committee to work towards equity for all families in Shasta County and access to every option after high school.


Find an Internship

Gain real-world experience and explore your future career. We can help you locate local employers who are looking for interns in a variety of fields who are juniors in high school and above.

Scholarship Database

Here you will find local scholarships along with a few national scholarships and scholarship search engines.

Career Exploration

Career planning resources to help you map your future weather looking ahead to college trade school, the military or other options.

Financial Aid

Gain awareness of financial aid-source types and processes for applying.

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Career Connections

Shasta County students need the career direction and inspiration that local businesses and their employees can provide. If you’re ready to help, we’ll make your investment meaningful and easy – and establish boundaries that respect your time and allow you and your employees to give back while remaining productive. From speaking in a classroom to mentoring students to taking on a hardworking intern, you’ll find something that works for you. You’ll make a lasting difference for members of our future workforce.

Shasta Promise

The Shasta Promise, in partnership with the North State Promise, takes the guesswork out of attending any of the six universities and colleges that have signed on. They are:

  • CSU Chico
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Simpson University
  • Shasta College
  • College of the Siskiyous
  • National University

Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten readiness prepares you to enroll your child in a preschool, helps them learn to read before school and teaches you to build healthy routines with your child.

High School Counseling

The purpose of the Reach Higher Shasta Counseling Initiative is to develop a systematic approach to high school counseling across the county so that no matter which high school a student attends, the student and the student’s family would receive the same college, career, and personal development information and support in grades 9­-12 across all of the four participating districts.

K-3 Literacy

We are working to train all of our K-2 teachers across the county on the new Basic Phonics Skills. This Program assures that books get into the hands of youth in Shasta County. The goal is to assure that literacy is promoted and that children can read by the Third-grade marker.


College and Career Signing Day

This will be an event sponsored by RHS to highlight and spotlight a group of high school seniors from Shasta County high schools who have made plans to pursue some type of post high school training and/or education.

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