Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California. The population was 86,187 at the 2010 census, up from 59,954 at the time of the 2000 census. The city is a cultural, economic, and educational center of the northern Sacramento Valley and home to both California State University, Chico and Bidwell Park, one of the country's 25 largest municipal parks and the 13th largest municipally-owned park. Bidwell Park makes up over 17% of the city.
The nickname "City of Roses" appears on the Seal of the City of Chico, California. Chico, also known as the "City of Trees", has been designated a Tree City USA for 27 years by the National Arbor Day Foundation.
Chico and the Sacramento Valley have a typically Mediterranean climate. Temperatures can rise well above 100 °F (38 °C) in the summer. Chico is one of the top metropolitan areas in the nation for number of clear days. Winters are fairly mild and wet, with the most rainfall coming in January. July is usually the warmest month, with an average high temperature of 94 °F (34 °C) and an average low temperature of 61 °F (16 °C). January is the coolest month, with an average high temperature of 55 °F (13 °C) and an average low temperature of 35 °F (2 °C). The average annual rainfall is 27 inches (690 mm). Tule fog is often present during the autumn and winter months.
Percentage change from latest quarter vs same time period previous year
Data compiled using 4th quarter 2018 data vs. same period from 2017
|RATING*||SCHOOL NAME||GRADES||SCHOOL TYPE|
|1||Chapman Elementary School||Preschool - 5th Grade||Public|
|4||Parkview Elementary School||Preschool - 6th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Loma Vista School||Preschool - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Chico Country Day School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|3||Little Chico Creek Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Citrus Avenue Elementary School||Kindergarten - 6th Grade||Public|
|3||Hooker Oak Elementary School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|1||Mcmanus (John A.) Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|3||Rosedale Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|3||Nord Country School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|3||Core Butte Charter School||Kindergarten - 12th Grade||Public|
|3||Chico Junior High School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|1||Fair View High (Continuation) School||7th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Marsh (Harry M.) Junior High School||7th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Academy For Change||7th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Chico High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Notre Dame School||Preschool - 8th Grade||Catholic/Religious|
|N/A||Chico Oaks Adventist School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Pleasant Valley Baptist School||Kindergarten - 12th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Progressive Schoolhouse, The||Private/Charter|
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