Public Homeshcools

Alternative Family Education
Address: Branciforte Small Schools Campus
840 North Branciforte Ave, Santa Cruz, CA

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Interested in Homeschooling with Alternative Family Education? Have you discovered homeschooling works well for your child and your family? Or is the uncertainty of this time leading you to explore other options of public education? Are you curious how homeschooling can work with you and your child choosing your curriculum, supported by a consultant teacher?

Please contact Sara Homan, our registrar, for more information about Santa Cruz City School’s K-12 Homeschool/Independent Study Program.

phone 831-429-3898 ext. 201, email or email Dorothee, AFE Resource Specialist and alumni mom,

AFE can enroll students 6th-12th grade as transfers from other districts, but Santa Cruz City Schools is not able to accept elementary students from outside of the district, sorry!

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831-429-3898 ext. 201
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California Connections Academy Monterey K-12
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California Connections Academy is a good fit for students who:

  • Need a supportive learning environment
  • Need caring, certified teachers to cultivate learning
  • May not thrive in a traditional school setting
  • Need more time or flexible pacing

Choosing the right school makes all the difference

When students feel safe and supported, they are open to learning. And when they are given the right amount of challenge and reward, they thrive.

That’s why at Connections Academy, parents and caring, certified teachers collaborate to give students the individual attention they need, whether that’s through accelerated courses or extra support for struggling students.

See how Connections Academy brings out the best in every student!


Your student will grow academically and socially through:

  • Tuition-free online school for grades TK-12
  • Caring, certified teachers trained to teach online
  • High-quality curriculum with electives at every grade level
  • Teachers and parents who work together to support learning
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Ocean Alternative Education Center
Address: 984-6 Bostwick Lane
Santa Cruz, California
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Ocean Alternative Education Center

Ocean Alternative Education Center is the homeschool program for the Live Oak School District. We provide educational support that meets the needs of families and their children who desire a home-community based, family-centered learning experience. Each student is honored as a unique human being with their own valuable talents, abilities and potential that can best be developed through a personalized education. We encourage the unique way that the learning process unfolds for each student. It is our goal to enable students to be self-directed, motivated, and competent life long learners.

Ocean Online online curriculum with teacher support available
Adaptable Curriculum * Flexible Schedule * Weekly meetings with teacher * Optional Learning Lab *

Grades 3 – 8 * Enrichment classes

Live Oak, K-8, only enrolling in-district students at this time

984-6 Bostwick Lane
Santa Cruz, California 95062
(831) 475-0767 Phone

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