Pixley Union School District is located in Pixley, California (population 2,987), Tulare County, in the southern San Joaquin Valley of California's Central Valley, one of the world's richest agricultural areas. Pixley's vast agriculture industry of farms, orchards and dairies utilizes the latest production technologies and provides most of the local employment for residents.
The District is increasing in enrollment and currently has 1,045 students enrolled in two schools. Pixley Elementary School has 712 students. In the fall of 2010 Pixley Middle School opened a new campus adjacent to the elementary school and serves 333 students.
Pixley Schools are seen as the learning, social and recreational hub of the community and recognized by students and families as the "go to" resource for school/community needs. Pixley has an Even Start Literacy Preschool, "Early On" School Readiness Program, ASES Afterschool Learning Program, Migrant Education, Pixley Cadet Corp Program, Character Counts! Program and Healthy Start Service Center. The Tulare County Library, Pixley Branch is located on the school campus with a joint use agreement for students and community. Previous Pixley School students include a U.S. Congressman, State Assemblyman, Stanford PhD candidate, University of California and Ivy League graduates, High School Valedictorians and many more success stories.