Welcome to North Cow Creek School


New School Year Begins Tuesday, August 17

Please click HERE to read the welcome back letter with information and updates about the 21/22 school year. 

Home Study/Independent Study (HS/IS): Notice is given that parents have the right to request a pupil-parent-educator conference meeting prior to enrollment, pupil rights regarding procedures for enrolling, disenrolling, and reenrolling in HS/IS, and the synchronous and asynchronous instructional time that a pupil will have access to as part of the HS/IS program. More information can be found HERE

Education Foundation

At NCC, our school is supported by the Education Foundation. Led by parents, this group supports school programs and curriculum by raising needed funds and sponsoring family events throughout the year. The EdFoundation meets on the first Wednesday of every month at 6:30 pm at the school. Parents and community members are always welcome to attend and participate. The EdFoundation begins each year with a school-wide fundraiser. More information can be found by clicking the resources below: 


ShopFund Link

Enrollment at North Cow Creek

We have limited openings and have created wait lists for students interested in attending NCC. Information about enrolling can be found HERE. NCC has a unique environment including:

  • Focus on Leadership through the FranklinCovey Leader in Me Program.
  • Self contained classrooms at grades TK-6.
  • No rotation of students among multiple single-subject teachers at grades 7-8. Core subjects are taught by two teachers.
  • Innovation Lab (STEM and Computer Science) and Music class for all students (TK-8).
  • Competitive athletic program inclusive of students in grades 4-8.
  • Off-campus field trips throughout the year.
  • Small school environment focused on core academics and traditional values.
  • Academic program that includes: Core Writing, Hands-on Science, Updated reading and math programs, College Prep Math (6-8).

We wish all our families a wonderful and relaxing summer break!

School Culture By Design

The Shasta County School Administrators Association is excited to be sponsoring this dynamic summit lead by author Phil Boyte. This two-day summit is designed for school teams throughout the northern California area.

Information Flyer
Preregistration Link (School Teams Only)


Parents of students in grades 4-8 have access to the Aeries Parent Portal. The portal displays students grades and attendance. To access the portal, click the PARENT PORTAL icon to the right. Enter the parent email address on file at school followed by your password. If you have forgotten the password, click the FORGOT PASSWORD link. If you are still unable to access the portal, call the office to verify your email address.





About North Cow Creek School

NCCS is a small (260 student) school in rural Northern California, which has been in existence since 1882. Currently, over 66% of our families drive from as far away as Cottonwood, Shasta Lake City, Shingletown, and Igo/Ono to attend one of the top schools in Shasta County. NCCS's long tradition of exceptional student achievement has earned two California Distinguished School recognition, the Governor's Physical Fitness Award, and a variety of other local awards.We believe that every child is able to learn with quality instruction, time, and support. We ensure this happens by providing family centered school culture, academic support for students in reading and math, and up-to-date curriculum in all subjects. At NCCS, we're also proud to provide a full sports program, including flag football (6th-8th), basketball (4th-8th), volleyball (6th-8th), softball (6th-8th), baseball (6th-8th), track (4th-8th), and ski/snowboard (K-8th).

 Support NCCS

Clicking on the links below will take you to specific sites that allow you to purchase online with a percentage of your purchase going back to the school. Most major stores are available. 

Amazon SmileescrpSchool Store 

Athletic Banners

Businesses can support our athletic program by purchasing a banner with their business information. These banners will be prominently displayed in the gym. More information can be found by downloading the informational flyer HERE

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Locate Us

10619 Swede Creek Road
Palo Cedro, CA 96073
Phone 530.549.4488
Fax: 530.549.4490

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