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

Greater Sacramento

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

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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

Multiple Locations

Free, public, TK-12 charter school founded in 1993. We provide a variety of learning options, parent workshops and support, bring families together for activities, and now offer more student funds….

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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

Multiple Locations

In California, K12 powered schools offer an individualized, tuition-free, online public school education experience to students in grades K–12. K12’s interactive and rigorous online courses help make the most of…

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Natomas Charter School

Sacramento

PACT is a TUITION-FREE home school academy that provides quality education for children in partnership with the home and community by assisting and helping parents in their effort to maximize…

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Placer Academy Charter

Rocklin

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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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 School

Sacramento

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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South Sutter Charter School

Sutter, Butte, Colusa, Placer, Sacramento, Yolo, and Yuba Counties

South Sutter is a WASC accredited independent study charter school serving TK-12 grade students. We are driven by a strong tradition of advocating for parent choice in education.

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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, TK-12 Public Charter School

Multiple Locations

Your personalized & flexible education starts here. We offer FREE TK-12 Home School, 9-12 Independent Study and University Prep academies. Visions provides a credentialed teacher, curriculum options, tutoring, events, computers…

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