In BLOG, Teachers Share

Independent Study programs In or Serving Santa Cruz County

For those of you who are considering not sending your kids back to class days in August, here is a list of the independent study programs in or serving Santa Cruz County and their enrollment status as of 7/12/20. If you know know info about any of the ones that are blank, could you post in the comments or email

Thank you to Heddi Craft for compiling this information!

Alternative Family Education, Santa Cruz, K-12 ( — Enrolling K-5 in district students only, and 6-12 can apply for interdistrict transfer
Ark Online Learning Program, Santa Cruz, 6-12 ( — taking enrollment in district
100% Online Learning Program, Santa Cruz, K-5 ( — in development, more info to come
Ocean Alternative Education Center, Live Oak, K-8 ( — only enrolling in district students at this time
Ocean Grove Charter School, San Lorenzo Valley, K-12 ( — not enrolling new students but can get on waiting list
Pacific Elementary School, Davenport, K-6 ( — the independent study and 100% home study still accepting students
Pacific Coast Charter School, Watsonville, K-12 ( — not taking new students at this time
PVUSD Virtual Academy, Watsonville, K-12 ( — proposed program, taking interest info only
SLVUSD Charter School, Ben Lomand, K-12 ( Programs include:
Quail Hollow Homeschool, K-5
Fall Creek Homeschool, K-5
Coast Redwood Middle School, 6-8
Quail Hollow Integrated Arts, 6-8
Nature Academy, 6-8
Coast Redwood High School, 9-12
Mountain Independent Study, K-6
California Virtual Academy, California, K-12 (
California Connections Academy, Monterey, K-12 ( — currently enrolling
Virtual Prep Academy, Monterey, K-12 ( —Monterey, Santa Cruz, San Benito, Fresno, Kings, and San Luis Obispo counties –space available
Private Programs (paid enrollment fees):
Branson Academy ( K-12
Silicon Valley High School ( 9-12
Recommended Posts

Leave a Comment

Start typing and press Enter to search