Welcome to the Atascadero Unified School District

Current News

Back to School

Welcome Back News from Superintendent, Tom Butler.

Take a look at The Tribune article about the new school year in AUSD and the article about facilities upgrades at our Atascadero Unified campuses.

2016 8th Annual Student Robotics EXPO
May 26, 6-9 PM, at the Madonna Inn Expo Center
Take your kids and grandkids to the Robotics EXPO sponsored by Softec, the Central Coast’s premier software and technology association. More Info

AHS Automotive Students working on project
Automotive students at AHS work on a collaborative problem.


AUSD Calendar of Events

Watching AUSD Build Beautiful Buildings with 
Your Bond Dollars
AJHS Catch Basins
Installation of water catchment basins under the future permeable paver parking lot, Atascadero Middle School. A by-product of a $1,000,000 grant from the State Water Quality Control Board.


Our Mission, Vision, Core Values, 
and Graduate Profile

Welcome to Atascadero Unified School District, where we are dedicated to students and committed to excellence. One of the unique strengths of AUSD is the talent and teamwork that is exemplified by our students and staff. Through this talent and teamwork we aim to produce the top students in the nation who are college, career, and citizenship ready. In addition to our world class graduate profile, we also set high expectations for our students, staff, and parents through our core values: 

Thomas Butler, Superintendent

Shaping Students for the Future through Talent and Teamwork - Preparing the Top Students in the Nation


  • AUSD is an academically high performing school district. 
  • AUSD has high expectations for its students to be career, college and citizenship ready. 
  • AUSD consistently achieves excellence in academics, agriculture, the arts and athletics. 
  • AUSD demonstrates effective teaching and learning for every student in every class every day.