Building Resiliency Opportunities for the North County, aka BRONCO, provides a comprehensive and systematic approach to preventing youth violence and substance abuse. The goals of BRONCO are to increase school safety, decrease youth involvement in high-risk alcohol and drug-related behaviors, increase school connectedness by promoting a positive school climate, increase access to mental health services for youth and increase school readiness in young children. [Read more ...]

Communities We Serve

Willits SignWillits

The city of Willits is nestled in the center of Mendocino County between the redwoods of the Jackson State Forest and the Mendocino National Forest to the east. With an elevation of 1,391 feet and a population of 4,888, it is the second largest incorporated city in the county. The school district enrollment hovers around 1700. Schools served by the BRONCO program in Willits are: Brookside Elementary (PreK-2), Blosser Lane Elementary School (3-5), Baechtel Grove Middle School (6-8), Willits High School and San Hedrin Alternative High School. [Read more ...]

Laytonville SignLaytonville

Laytonville is a small community of approximately 1,227 located about 25 miles north of Willits in the northern region of the county. It sits at an elevation of 1,670 feet. Student enrollment in the school district lingers around 250. Schools serving this community are Laytonville Elementary/Middle School (PreK through 8), and Laytonville High School. Non-traditional schools also serve the student population. [Read more ...]

Round Valley SignRound Valley

Covelo lies in the heart of Round Valley about 45 miles north-northeast of Willits at an elevation of 1,398 feet. The population was at 1,255 according to the 2010 census. Round Valley school district enrollment averages around 225, 75% of which are Native American. The district has two traditional schools to serve students; Round Valley Elementary/Middle School and Round Valley High School. There are also non-traditional options available. [Read more ...]