Education in SCV.
With an unmatched commitment to preparing the skilled workforce and leaders of tomorrow,
the Santa Clarita Valley boasts many exceptional choices for elementary, middle school, high
school and higher education. 
K-12 Education
Award Winning.

2/3 of our elementary schools have been named a California Distinguished School at least once, and several are National Blue Ribbon Schools. William S. Hart Union School District high schools made U.S. News and World Report's list of 2017 Best High Schools. More than 90% of Hart District students go on to post-secondary education.

The SCV boasts high quality schools in each neighborhood from preschool through high school.
Over 2/3 of residents of the Santa Clarita Valley have completed at least come college.
College of the Canyons offers workforce and technical training for companies, and apprenticeship programs.

Higher Education

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15  colleges and universities are within close proximity to the Santa Clarita Valley, home to College of the Canyons, California Institute of the Arts, and The Master's University.




College of the Canyons has been recognized for leadership in correlating education with economic growth, job retention, and workforce development. In addition to meeting the academic needs of students seeking transfer and career technical education, the college also provides cutting-edge training more than 3,600 employees at nearly 1,000 area companies.




Ranked as America’s top college for students in the arts by Newsweek/The Daily Beast, California Institute of the Arts has set the pace for educating professional artists since 1970.




The Master's University provides undergraduate and graduate education with a spiritual foundation.

Workforce Training

Customized Workforce Training

Santa Clarita Valley businesses have a wealth of resources at their disposal for workforce development, training, recruitment, business consulting and more. The SCVEDC team will connect you to the right resources to help you grow your business.

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Free Job Board is a free resource offered by the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation that matches local career opportunities with SCV professionals.


Santa Clarita Valley professionals who want a career closer to home can search for jobs that match their qualifications and sign up for job alerts.


SCV employers can access profiles of a highly qualified talent pool that is ready to quit their commute and work in SCV.


Visit to find a career closer to home, or to attract SCV talent to your business!