Paradise is an incorporated town in Butte County, in the northwest foothills of California's Central Valley, in the Sierra. The town is considered part of the Chico Metropolitan Area. The population was 26,249 as of 2011, down from 26,408 at the 2000 census. Paradise is 10 miles (16 km) east of Chico and 85 miles (137 km) north of Sacramento.
Climate varies in the Paradise area. The highest temperature on record is 111 degrees F., the lowest temperature recorded being 12 degrees F. There are 65 days average per year with temperatures 90 degrees or higher, and 30 days average with a low temperature of 32 degrees or colder. Average rainfall is 51 inches, mostly in the winter months, but ranging from November to April. Snow? Yes, an average of 6 inches in the upper Ridge area. Sunny days? Lots of them. Average 257 per year. Smog is virtually non-existant.
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|
|N/A||Paradise Unified Special Education||Preschool - Preschool||Public|
|1||Paradise Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|3||Achieve Charter School Of Paradise Inc.||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|2||Ponderosa Elementary School||Kindergarten - 5th Grade||Public|
|3||Hometech Charter School||Kindergarten - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Children's Community Charter School||Kindergarten - 8th Grade||Public|
|4||Paradise Charter Middle School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|2||Paradise Intermediate School||6th Grade - 8th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Honey Run Academy Secondary||7th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|2||Paradise Elearning Academy||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|4||Paradise Senior High School||9th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Honey Run Academy||8th Grade - 12th Grade||Public|
|N/A||Paradise Adventist Academy||Kindergarten - 12th Grade||Private/Charter|
|N/A||Cornerstone Christian School||Kindergarten - 6th Grade||Private/Charter|
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