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Shasta Charter Academy

Updated May 6, 2015
1401 Gold St. - Redding CA - 96001
Type of autonomy arrangement: leadership goodwill
Basic Profile

Opened In

1999

Grades

Grades 7-12

Environment

Suburban

Type

Chartered
Autonomies
Select leaders
Determine learning program
Select colleagues
Determine professional development
Transfer or terminate colleagues
Determine whether to take, when to take, how much to count district/EMO/authorizer assessments
Determine tenure policy
Make formal arrangements with district/EMO/authorizer to allow multiple measures in determining school success (not only a mean proficiency score)
Evaluate colleagues
Set schedule
Set staff pattern
Determine teacher workday
Determine school budget
Set school-level policy
Determine compensation
Teacher Authority Is...
De Facto
De facto authority is granted to the teachers by the governing board and the director.

About the Learning Program

Description of learning program: At SCA, learning is personalized for each student's learning needs, based on connecting his or her interests, life values, learning styles, strengths, and career and educational goals. The key to student learning is the relationship between the student, his or her parents and the facilitator. Together, they decide which of 6 learning methods will best meet the student's needs. The 6 learning options are: Homeschooling, On-site classes, Online classes, Student driven electives, Concurrent enrollment on an SUHSD campus, Shasta Community College or CSU Young Scholar program.