Mission Valley School Services Independent Study Students
If you are looking for a top-quality school that offers a comprehensive independent study program for TK-8th grade students, then, look no further than Mission Valley School in the Lompoc Unified School District. Mission Valley offers an alternative learning environment for TK-8th grade students with the mission to inspire students, empower parents, and promote a lifelong love for learning. Parents who partner with Mission Valley School have the benefit of working with professional educators to establish an educationally sound learning program that builds on their student’s interest and learning style. Together we help students reach their full potential. This is achieved by providing students with individualized curriculum, a one-on-one teacher-student ratio, small group instruction, hands-on learning experiences, science and social studies workshops, writing classes, and math tutoring. Students are provided with a rigorous curriculum while learning independent study skills which truly prepares them for college and the working world. Mission Valley School uses the same district curriculum aligned with the California state standards, using alternative methods as needed, resulting in high levels of academic success. The teachers prepare, monitor, and implement a program which will enrich, challenge, and inspire each student to achieve personalized success.
An extra bonus is Mission Valley School’s services, curriculum, and additional learning materials are provided to each student and their family for free. This includes teaching materials for the TK-8th grade parents, student textbooks and workbooks, as well as supplemental materials for science and math.
Students at Mission Valley have the option of participating in a wide variety of hands-on workshops at the school and field trips in the surrounding area. Past workshops focused on writing skills, marine life, electricity, the Chumash culture, La Brea Tar Pits, Art from Scrap, the water cycle, and birds of prey, to name a few. There is a wide variety of fieldtrips to local places such as the Cabrillo High School Aquarium, La Purisima Mission, local plays, and places of business.
Mission Valley offers dual enrollment for grades 7-8 with the local middle schools. Dual enrollment allows students the opportunity to participate in elective classes (such as music or aerospace modeling).
Mission Valley offers open-enrollment which means that students may start anytime throughout the school year. Interested students and their families may contact Mission Valley School for more information about the school at 742-2300. Mission Valley School is located at 1213 North A Street in P-22, the portable classrooms behind La Honda STEAM Academy.