• School Profile

    The vision of the Bellflower Unified School District’s Home Education Independent Study Academy is to provide a high quality, well rounded educational experience for home education students. The alternative educational program will be one that is rigorous, relevant, and engaging.

     

    CLASSIC MODEL: Grades TK – 8: Parents are the primary teacher five days a week. Students and parents meet at least once a month with a credentialed teacher to review work and set goals. Students may also participate in enrichment learning experiences on Fridays.

     

    CORE MODEL: Grades TK – 8: Students attend school three full days per week and are taught at home two days. Students and parents meet at least once a month with a credentialed teacher to review work and set goals. Students may also participate in enrichment learning experiences on Fridays.

     

    TRADITIONAL MODEL: Grades 9-12: Students learn at home five days a week through online courses in science, social science, math, electives—including world language, and English that meet a-g requirements for UC/CSU admission**. Physical Education requirements are completed independently. Assignments are submitted Fridays by 2:00 PM. All tests take place at Las Flores Educational Center.

     

    BLENDED MODEL: Grades 9-11: Students attend math and English classes three days per week at Las Flores Educational Center. Science, social science, and electives— including world language courses that meet a-g requirements for UC/CSU admission** are taken online. Physical Education requirements are completed independently at home. Assignments are submitted Fridays by 2:00 PM. All tests take place at Las Flores Educational Center.

     

    ENRICHMENT FRIDAYS Each week students in grades TK-8 have the opportunity to come to Las Flores Educational Center for half a day to participate in an engaging, standards based lesson and activity as well as both a music and technology class.

     

    Sample Program Components:

    • Standards Based Curriculum & Lessons
    • Multi-age, Multi-level Classes
    • Partnership with a Credentialed Teacher
    • Academic Interventions
    • ST Math Program
    • CAASPP Testing Grades 3-8
    • CELDT Testing Grades K-10 if student is a second language learner
    • Parent Workshops
    • Parent Resource Room
    • State-of-the-Art Classroom Technology
     
    **pending approval of course list