JumpStart 2021 Keynote Speaker, Colleen Carroll Campbell

Colleen Carroll Campbell is an award-winning author, broadcast journalist, and former presidential speechwriter. She is also homeschooling her four children. She discusses how parents can learn to be more focused and free in the age of distraction. Raising children in an attention-driven economy, we can often lose our joy as we compete with screens and […]

CAHS Alumni Featured on Capital One College Bowl

Class of 2018 alumni, Danielle Pigeon, was featured on NBC’s new series, “Capital One College Bowl”, hosted by Peyton Manning. The series challenges college students as they test their knowledge and compete for academic scholarships. “Thank you to the amazing teachers who blessed me with the educational foundation that allowed me to attend UCLA,” stated […]

CAHS Leads Escondido With FASFA Applications

Classical Academy High School (CAHS) has the highest FASFA application rate in the Escondido Unified High School District (EUHSD). Prospective college students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) to qualify for subsidized student loans and other forms of aid. This year, due to the pandemic, FASFA applications declined 5.8% nationally compared with […]

The Classical Academies Recognized as Schools of Excellence from the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET)

The Classical Academy, Coastal Academy, Classical Academy Vista, and Classical Academy High School have received a prestigious award from the National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET). These campuses have been recognized as Exceptional Charter Schools in Special Education. This is the highest honor a school can achieve and is bestowed on schools that meet […]

Coastal Academy High School Principal Featured in SDCOE Principal Spotlight

Coastal Academy High School Principal Samantha Bartrom was featured in the SDCOE Principal Spotlight. In response to the COVID pandemic, the spotlight allowed select principals to share their challenges, inspiration, and encouragement. Bartrom learned to “Always assume positive intent. In any given moment, I like to believe that everyone is doing the very best they […]

A Student’s Perspective on College- Part 2- Financial Aid

The summer between junior and senior year is the time for college-bound students to focus on the college Common App. Allowing for plenty of time to complete financial aid forms, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) and the College Scholarship Service (CSS) will allow students plenty of time to focus on selecting the right college for […]