Why choose this school?

  • El Sereno is the ONLY Independent Study High School to offer:
    • Over thirty years of experience as an alternative school using independent study in the San Juan Unified School District
    • Accredited by the Western Association of School and Colleges
    • Courses meet University of California, a-g requirements
    • Convenient location within the San Juan Unified School District
    • One-on-one weekly, personalized instruction by credentialed teachers, supplemented by phone and email contact
    • Weekly assessment of student achievement
    • Up-to-date technology and instructional materials
    • Flexible scheduling, including late afternoon appointments
    • Curriculum tailored to meet student's specific learning styles, interests and needs
    • District and State standardized assessments
    • Emphasis on college and school-to-workplace preparation
    • Academic, personal and career counseling
    • Site-based council meetings for parent/student/teacher decision-making
    • Enrollment weekly 
    • Guided study hall to provide support for curriculum and California High School Exit Exam
    • Regional Occupation Program (ROP) offered.
    • Group classes in study skills, biology and physical education
    • High school athletics at school of residence
    • Dual-enrollment to district high schools for special circumstances
    • Personalized learning plans
    • Curriculum consistent with that in district high schools
    • The ability to work or pursue other interests with a flexible daily schedule
Last Modified on July 30, 2014