The Santa Paula Union High School District encompasses the town of Santa Paula. It is located in the Santa Clarita Valley in Ventura County. The District is located 65 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 15 miles east of Ventura. It is on Highway 126, which runs east and west betwen Highways 101 (Ventura) and 5 (Saugus).
The temperature is uniform and mediterranean. Scenery of mountains, valleys and streams combined with huge oak and citrus trees make Santa Paula a very highly desirable place to live. Recreation, sports activities, as well as a nearby Community College, California State University Channel Islands, California Lutheran College and U.C. Santa Barbara.
For years the community was primiarly agricultural, residential and a growing number of retired people. The area is still like that, but because of its desirablity as a place to raise a family, is experiencing more residential and even more is anticipated.