School District
Citrus Heights is primarily served by the San Juan Unified School District. San Juan Unified School District serves over 40,000 students from a 75-square mile area in northeast Sacramento County, including Citrus Heights.  Within the City of Citrus Heights there are 10 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 2 high schools.  These schools serve over 12,000 students from the City of Citrus Heights. 

Educational Schools & Programs
San Juan Unified School District also offers other educational schools and programs such as:
  • Adult handicapped schools
  • Adult schools
  • Before and after school programs
  • Preschool
  • Special education centers
Higher Education
Universities and colleges that serve the area include:
  • American River College
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • Golden Gate University
  • McGeorge School of Law
  • Lincoln Law School
  • National University
  • Sierra College
  • University of California at Davis
  • University of Phoenix