Sierra Charter School
Meeting Higher Standards of Excellence
Independent Certifications of High Quality
Accredited by the Western Association
of Schools and Colleges
Sierra Charter School was among the first of 39 California
Charter Schools in 2007 to be certified by the California
Charter Schools Association
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.
Attained Academic Performance Index (API) Growth
Target in 2008-2009
Increased API school-wide growth score in 2008-2009
by 67 points to 654
1931 North Fine Ave.
Fresno, CA. 93727
Authorized by Fresno USD
Sierra Charter School programs are available for all
students, from remedial to accelerated. Sierra Charter
School is a K-12 charter school serving home-schooled
students within the counties of Alpine, Mono, Madera
, Fresno , Inyo, and Tuolumne.
About Our Program
The staff at SIERRA Charter School believes that all
children should have an opportunity to be educated.
Statistics have shown that traditional or conventional
methods of learning do not always work. Therefore,
we provide families with an alternative to traditional
At SIERRA Charter School, we encourage students, as
well as their parents, to be involved in the learning
process. Under the supervision of a credentialed facilitator,
parents and students are assisted in the development
and implementation of an individualized learning program.
Students are enrolled in programs designed for success,
and they advance from one grade to the next upon meeting
CA Department of Education standards.
Our goal is to produce responsible, self-reliant,
critical thinkers and life long learners. Cooperative
efforts on the part of students, parents and SIERRA
Charter School staff make this happen.
We can help you parents, too.
The school provides a trained facilitator who will
monitor, assist, guide and counsel you and your students.
We give you the support, information and resources
needed to make independent study easier. Though parents
must supervise and accept responsibility for the educational
process of their students, with professional guidance
offered by SIERRA Charter School , that task is much
The free support and resources provided by our school
will enhance your existing programs. We also offer
free in-home computers with modems and Internet access.
School Benefits Include:
Free material and resources
Free in-home student use of computers with modem
Free in-house library
Parental support from a credentialed facilitator
Free assessment testing
Free assessment and mastery testing of the student's
Monthly field trips
Up-to-date curriculum materials
Free use of facilities for school functions
High school diploma
Coordinated optional special events and social activities
Plus Much More to Come…
*After 60 days of continuous enrollment and depending
on equipment availability