Gold Trail USD

1575 Old Ranch Road

Placerville, CA.  95667-8929

(530) 626-3194 (Phone)

(530) 626-3199 (Fax)

Joe Murchison, Superintendent

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GTUSD Calendar 2014-15 (English)

GTUSD Calendar 2014-15 (Spanish)

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Public Notices



A private school experience in a public school environment!


Our vision is to create and maintain an environment where every child receives a high quality education and comes to school feeling safe, cared for, and optimistic about his or her ability to learn.

Common Core State Standards

In August of 2010, the California State Board of Education formally adopted the Common Core State Standards.  These standards define the common knowledge and skills that most leaders in business and higher education believe all students need in order to be ready for college and career.  State and local educators select the curriculum, books, and instructional materials.  Teaching methods and lessons are determined by teachers. 

Common Core Initiative

Common Core en Español Web Site

PTA's Parent Guide To Student Success

Short Video "Developing World Class Students for the 21st Century

KVIE TV Interview with Superintendent of El Dorado County Schools Jeremy Meyers

Our History

By 1956, seven K-8, one-room schools had combined to form the Gold Trail Union School District. Each school provided a unique and valuable contribution to the students and community, and the Gold ...more



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Trisha Kammerer, Assistant Vice President at Wells Fargo's Broadway and Placerville Office, gives Superintendent Joe Murchison a $500.00 donation from the Wells Fargo Foundation.

Thank you for supporting our schools by shopping using these links

Participate in Amazon,  Box Tops for Education, or the E-scrip program and you help our schools at no additional cost to you!  Click on any of these links and a portion of your purchase will be donated to Gold Trail or Sutter's Mill School. Thank you for your continued support!







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Our esteemed administration, Superintendent Joe Murchison and Principal Scott Lyons, at the District's "Dr. Seuss on the Loose" community night at Gold Trail School.


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