Public, Charter & Homeschool Options

We've rounded up local charter and homeschooling options. Start here to find the right fit for your child's education. 

California Montessori Project 

Greater Sacramento

CMP is a TK-8 public charter school network consisting of seven campuses (Sacramento, Orangevale, Fair Oaks, Carmichael, Elk Grove and Shingle Springs). The Montessori approach focuses on the development of…

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Choices Charter School

Choices Charter School (CCS) is a tuition-free public charter school serving grades 6-12. We provide a choice of one-on-one teaching, virtual and classroom learning, and independent study programs. Our teachers…

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CORE Placer Charter School

Parent Choice, Homeschool/Independent Study, WASC Accreditation, A-G/UCOP Approved Curriculum, Personalized Learning Teachers, Multiple Approved Vendors, Generous Funding, Resource Center, Lending Library, Field Trips, and more!

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​Gateway Community Charter Schools

GCC provides high quality public charter school options at 18 campuses throughout the Sacramento region. We serve over 4,500 students within 8 unique educational options including: a K-8th grade college…

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Golden Valley Charter School

Golden Valley offers a unique and highly interdisciplinary curriculum based on a deep understanding of the developmental stages of childhood. Here, learning is embedded in storytelling, movement, arts, music and…

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Growth Public Schools

Growth Public Schools (GPS) is an innovative public tuition-free K-8 charter school located at 9320 Tech Center Drive in Sacramento, CA serving the Rosemont, La Riviera and Rancho Cordova communities….

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Harvest Ridge Placer Academy 

Placer Academy is a K-8, public charter school that combines the Core Knowledge curriculum with project-based learning in Rocklin.  Contact us today for a tour.  

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Horizon Charter Schools

A free, public, K-12 charter school founded in 1993, we provide a variety of learning options, from home and independent study to virtual learning, plus enrichment classes including: karate, gymnastics,…

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Inspire Charter Schools 

Inspire Charter Schools provides a flexible personalized learning experience, empowering families to tailor a program designed around the specific needs of each student. We help develop the individual gifts of…

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K12 Tuition Free Online Public Schools

In California, K12 powered schools offer an individualized tuition-free online public school education to students in grades K–12. K12’s award-winning curriculum and individualized online learning experience helps to make the…

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Natomas Charter School

One of the oldest and most renowned charter schools in California, Natomas Charter School has provided students and parents with expanded choices in the types of educational opportunities in the…

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Pacific Charter Institute

Multiple Locations

Pacific Charter Institute empowers families and students through individualized education offering both independent study and homeschool support programs.  New options: MyHELM.org and HomeschoolGuild.com – Multiple locations & in your community.

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PCOE iLearn Academy

Rocklin | Roseville | Meadow Vista

The iLearn Academy offers two alternative educational options: 100% homeschool, and a 3 day Hybrid Academy + 2 days homeschool. We have proudly served K-8 Placer county families since 1991…

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Rocklin Academy Family of Schools

Our charter public schools are continually among the top performing academic schools in the region! Our rigorous K-12 program includes the nationally-acclaimed Core Knowledge Curriculum in grades TK-8 and our…

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Rocklin Independent Charter Academy

Rocklin Independent Charter Academy (RICA) is an accredited K-12 school that strives to meet the growing needs of students by offering a 3-Tier blended school model that keys into student’s…

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Sacramento Valley Charter

A charter school with strong community support and participation that provides a rigorous, standards-based curriculum and individualized support for all children.

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San Juan Unified School District

Learn about our high-quality, innovative early childhood education and elementary offerings, including Artful Learning at Ottomon Elementary; science and engineering at Pasadena Avenue Elementary, Montessori at Cottage Elementary, dual immersion…

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St. Hope Public Schools

St. HOPE (SHPS) Public Schools is a public charter school system providing students with a high-quality, rigorous college preparatory education. All three schools have one mission at its core: COLLEGE….

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Visions In Education 

Visions In Education Charter School is a California public school, offering FREE Homeschool, Online High School and Independent Study Programs for Transitional Kindergarten and Kindergarten through 12th grade students. Visions…

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