Crescent View West Public Charter School
Please visit Crescent View West Public Charter
Accredited by the Western Association
of Schools and Colleges
Reviewed and Approved by the California
Department of Education (CDE), the Advisory Commission
on Charter Schools (ACCS), and the California State
Board of Education (SBE) for meeting or exceeding state
mandated fiscal accountability requirements.
Increased API school-wide growth
score in 2006-2007 by 49 points
Rafael Aguilar, Principal
1901 East Shields Ave., Ste 130
42455 10th Street West, Suite 105
Lancaster, CA. 93534
R. Simi, Chief Executive Officer
Jeff L. Brown, President
It is Crescent View's goal to provide:
• A safe and affirming learning environment
• Highly qualified teachers
• State standards of education
• Specifically intended for those high school level
students who left school for any reason before graduating.
• Offers an Independent Study, Personalized
Learning format. Students study one class at a time
and work at their own speed.
• Allows students to make
up incomplete classes and to move toward graduation.
• Operates on a year-round schedule.
Students may begin at any time. • Offers classes in
the morning, afternoon, and evening.
• Certified as
a public charter school and operates at no cost to
students. • Authorized by the State of California to
give instruction and award diplomas.
• All students
may be eligible for a scholarship.
The mission of Crescent View West Charter
High School (CVWCHS) is to engage students who are
no longer a part of the instructional plan offered
by the traditional high school. CVWCHS will develop
Learning" study lesson plans which will enable
the student to be a successful part of the educational
community and to move toward graduation.
• Master basic skills
• Move toward mastery of technology
• Develop interest in life-long learning
• Become a responsible, contributing
member of society
Our Schools Have the feel of a friendly
business office. Students will have their own appointment
every week with their teacher. At this time lessons
will be explained and assigned. There will be time
for questions and discussion.
Students take their assignments
home and return for their next appointment, ready to
be evaluated on the work they have done during the
past week. Upon satisfactory completion, credit is
Our Classes Consist of core curriculum
and electives. Students have their transcripts evaluated
and take assessment tests to determine the appropriate
level of instruction.
The order in which the instruction
is offered is purposely done to maximize learning.
Computers are available for instruction
and to assist students with other classes. It is possible
for individualized electives to be a part of each student's
educational plan. Some group classes are offered as
the need and interest for them develop.
Have the same credentials as other public school teachers.
They enjoy the small classes, usually 1 to 3 students
at a time. They specialize in providing encouragement
and individualized instruction.
Our Students Enroll
at Crescent View West for a great variety of reasons.
Most had left (traditional public) school before graduation
and now again enjoy and appreciate having a new opportunity
to move toward that goal. Others have found the personalized
instruction and flexible time requirement suit their
needs better than a traditional school.
ages range from 13 to 22. Some students come to us
to make up classes and then return to traditional campuses.
Others only need a few classes to graduate. It is Crescent
View West's ability to accommodate each individual's
need that attracts many to our school's Personalized
Very ambitious students may take more
than one class at a time with their teacher's permission.