Public School Programs
Public schools are increasing offering programs to appeal to homeschooling families, from classes to educational materials to computer and distance learning. In most cases, students enrolled in these programs are considered public school students rather than homeschoolers. Learn more about these programs and decide if these are right for your family.
Public School Homeschool Programs
Alternative Family Education-Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz City Schools Alternative Family Education (AFE) is an independent home study school provided for kindergarten through twelfth grade students and families who prefer an individualized approach to education, combined with the support of school district resources. The program gives parents the responsibility to directly supervise instruction, with professional guidance from a credentialed teacher consultant. The program is designed by and for homeschool families, with teacher consultants who are knowledgeable and supportive of home-based learning, state frameworks, and school district curriculum guidelines.
Hickman Community Charter District
The Hickman Community Charter District offers a K-8 home school program.
San Lorenzo Valley Unified School District (SLVUSD) Charter School
This conversion charter school serves homeschool children from across the state. They offer classes, curricula, and a lending library.
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AFE Online Bulletin Board
AFE Online Bulletin Board is an online discussion group for Santa Cruz City Schools Alternative Family Education (AFE) homeschooling program.
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