Modoc County Office of Education

Modoc's schools through the years

The Modoc County Office of Education is located 300 miles north of Sacramento in the northeast corner of California. Within the jurisdiction of the Modoc County Superintendent of Schools there are three school districts: Modoc Joint Unified School District, Surprise Valley Joint Unified School District, and Tulelake Basin Joint Unified School District. The geographical area is 3,944 square miles and borders Oregon to the north and Nevada to the east. Modoc County is contiguous to the counties of Siskiyou, Shasta, Lassen, Washoe (NV), Lake (OR), and Klamath (OR).

Your dedication and hard work that you put forth when working with your students each day is appreciated by many and
s everyone that crosses your path. Keep up the good work! ~ Anonymous
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