“A distinguished tradition of award-winning people and schools…


Clovis Unified schools have been named numerous times to the National Blue Ribbon Schools Program (formerly the National Exemplary Schools Program) and honored more than 100 times as California Distinguished Schools (Currently California Blue Ribbon Schools). The District’s Title I schools have also achieved distinction through multiple recognitions as California Academic Achievement Award winners.

One of only a handful of districts in California to be named an Honor Roll School District by California Businesses for Excellence in Education, the District is also the only school district in the nation to have all five of its intermediate schools designated as Taking Center Stage – Schools to Watch.

In the past 15 years Clovis Unified schools have received over 600 League, Valley, State and National Athletic Championships. Some of those highlights include:

Buchanan High School 

  • 2011 California Southern Regional State Champions Boys Volleyball
  • 2011 Ranked first in the nation in baseball by ESPN Rivals Sports
  • 2005-06 Cal-Hi Sports School of the Year
  • 2006 State Champions Wrestling
  • 1998 State Champions Softball
  • 1994 State Champions Girls’ Cross Country

Clovis High School

  • 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2008, 2003, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1976, 1975 and 1974 – State Champions Wrestling
  • 2011 OpenMat National Coach of the Year, Wrestling
  • 2011 Cal-Hi Boys Freshman Athlete of the Year, Wrestling
  • 2006-07 State Champion Boys Cross Country
  • Ranked first in the nation by USA Today 1993-94 Softball, 1996-97 and 1997-98 Baseball
  • 1996-97 State Champions Girls Cross Country
  • 1978-79 State Champions Boys Golf

Clovis East High School

  • 2009 State Champion Boys Track & Field Team

Clovis West High School

  • 2006 Southern California Champions – Boys Basketball
  • 2004-05 Cal-Hi Sports School of the Year
  • 1998-99 Cal-Hi Sports School of the Year
  • 1993-94 Cal-Hi Sports School of the Year
  • 1989, 1984, 1983 State Champions Wrestling

Our students and staff have been awarded multiple state, national and international awards in:

  • Cheerleading/Gymnastics
  • Choir
  • Forensics
  • Future Farmers of America
  • Future Business Leaders of America
  • Music/Band
  • Odyssey of the Mind
  • Science and Engineering Fair
  • History Day
  • Fresno County School Employee of the Year
  • Fresno County Teacher of the Year
  • Fresno County Administrator of the Year
  • California State Athletic Directors’ Association, Director of the Year
  • California State Coaches’ Association, Coach of the Year