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AFE (Alternative Family Education)


Boulder Creek Homeschool


This program is designed for parents who want to homeschool their children with the help of a classroom teacher and school resources. Parents are the primary facilitators in the education of their children and determine the degree to which the classroom teacher is involved. Children are schooled at home 3-4 days a week and have multi-graded, optional classroom experiences 1-2 days a week. The optional classroom program includes educational field trips, contracted services, and activities at the school site such as: art, drama, games, science, computers and library time.

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Ocean Alternative Education Center

Santa Cruz
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Ocean Alternative Education Center is the homeschool for the Live Oak School District. They provide educational support that meets the needs of families and their children who desire a home-community based, family-centered learning experience. Each student is honored as a unique human being with their own valuable talents, abilities and potential that can best be developed through a personalized education. They encourage the unique way that the learning process unfolds for each student. It is their goal to enable students to be self-directed, motivated and competent life long learners.

Address: 984-6 Bostwick Lane

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Santa Cruz Alternative Family Education

Santa Cruz
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Santa Cruz City Schools Alternative Family Education (AFE) is an independent home study school provided for kindergarten through twelfth grade students and families who prefer an individualized approach to education, combined with the support of school district resources. The program gives parents the responsibility to directly supervise instruction, with professional guidance from a credentialed teacher consultant. The program is designed by and for homeschool families, with teacher consultants who are knowledgeable and supportive of home-based learning, state frameworks, and school district curriculum guidelines.

Address: 840 N. Branciforte Avenue

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