The Visalia Unified School District is a school district in Tulare County, California. VUSD was established in 1885, and is the oldest school district in Tulare County. The school district covers an area of 214 miles, and includes 24 elementary schools, a newcomer language assessment center, four middle schools, four comprehensive high schools, a continuation high school, an adult school, a charter alternative academy, a charter independent study school, a K-8 charter home school, and a school that serves orthopedic handicapped students. The VUSD area has a population base of over 135,000 people, over 32,000 of which are served by the school district.
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