Alternative Education Philosophy
Alternative Education is a student centered option that supports and embraces the diverse needs of students by providing an alternative method of delivering instruction and monitoring academic success. Rigorous curricula, intervention programs, extended learning opportunities and safe environments are characteristics of Alternative Education programs. Collaboration with partner agencies and school districts is integral to providing available resources to the students of Kern County.
Our Mission Statement
The mission of Court and Community Schools is to support the educational, social, and emotional needs for all its students and community members. We strive to empower our students to reclaim responsibility and become an active participant in their educational experience.
To support our mission we are committed to…
- Providing a safe, secure, and orderly environment where students are eager to learn.
- Requiring all students to perform at or above their anticipated achievement levels.
- Selecting, developing, and supporting a competent and caring staff.
- Making learning a life-long process.
Our Vision Statement
The vision of Court and Community Schools is to ensure that every student thrives as a productive citizen in a changing world by providing challenging and innovative curriculum in partnership with quality staff, caring families, and supportive community members.
Court and Community Schools educate students to become complex thinkers who are able to apply learned skills to new situations. Our students will understand how their choices positively and negatively affect themselves, others, and the community as a whole. The ultimate goal is for our students to transition back to their school of residence with the tools they need for success.