The Classical Academy Vista provides a variety of flexible educational learning plans to better meet student needs.
Track A and B – Students grades K-8 meet on campus on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for Track A and Thursday and Fridays for Track B from 9:00 am- 3:35 pm. Workshop classes are limited to 20 students per teacher. Students will work on concept-based lessons in math and language arts. While at home, students will complete assignments in language arts, math, and history. Students also have traditional recess and lunch breaks. Students are required to follow the school curriculum and work independently with a supervising adult on non-workshop days. Students in A and B track spend half of their day in elective courses.
Electives – These supplemental workshops are exclusively for students enrolled at The Classical Academy Vista. Students will spend half of their workshop day in core subjects and the remainder of the day in academic electives. Electives include music, art, science lab, PE, computers, Spanish, and speech and debate.
Track C – Track C is a full-time, five-day independent study option that is directed by a parent or guardian. Learning is accomplished at home and optional lesson plans and curriculum are supplied by The Classical Academies. Track C allows greater flexibility with curriculum selection. Each family is assigned an Educational Specialist who serves as a resource and advocate. Students will conference with their Educational Specialist every six weeks to review learning objectives and present work samples. The electives are also available and include music, art, science, computers, Spanish and speech and debate. Throughout the year there are many field trips and clubs for students to participate in to encourage friendships and build community. Kindergarten students on Track C have the option of enrolling in our Mini-K program which offers 1 day of instruction on campus from 9 am – 3 pm.
Transitional Kindergarten – Students who are eligible for transitional kindergarten may enroll in our TK program. They will be assigned to our C track and work with a credentialed teacher to prepare for kindergarten. There is an optional campus time on Mondays for three hours.
Track O – Students in grades 3-8 have the option of participating this new Technology Track. Curriculum is delivered to students online with optional drop-in labs Tuesday-Thursday from 9:00 am-3:35 pm. Here students may work with credentialed teachers, study with peers, or work online in a classroom setting. Parents remain the primary educator and oversee student learning. Inquiry project-based lessons will be offered once a unit to enhance student’s collaboration and critical thinking skills. Track O students will be able to participate in the elective courses as space is available.
Specialists– A Reading and Math Specialist is available five days a week on an appointment basis. Additionally, workshop teachers are available to assist you and your child as needed.
Admissions – The Classical Academy Vista continues to enroll student throughout the year. New student open house events are informative and are held annually in February for following year’s enrollment. As certified California Public Charter Schools, The Classical Academies are free of charge and open to all students in San Diego County. When our programs are filled to capacity, students are placed on a waiting list and contacted as space become available. Due to the variety and popularity of our programs, it’s common for students to begin on one track and then switch to their preferred track at a later date. Before completing the enrollment process, all students, parents, and teachers will sign an Independent Study Agreement that outlines the expectations and requirements of The Classical Academy’s academic program.If you are interested in enrolling, please contact the Front Office at 760-330-9800 to assist you in the process.