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About Our School

Independent Study ProgramTop of Page

Paradise eLearning Academy is an independent study program located on the Paradise High School campus. 

School Accountability Report Card Top of Page

School Accountability Report Card (SARC)

Every school in California is required by state law to publish a School Accountability Report Card (SARC), by February 1 of each year. The SARC contains information about the condition and performance of each California public school. Click here for the most recent SARC for Paradise eLearning Academy. 


LCAP Top of Page

What is LCAP?
Public schools in California receive funding from the state via the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).  How each district decides to spend that money is written up in their Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).
Paradise Unified School District develops an LCAP each year with the input of all stakeholders (parents, community, students, staff, etc.). In addition, each school within PUSD creates their own LCAP which are given to the district LCAP committees as input for the district's plan.  

Flexible HoursTop of Page

Students access online classes and course content 24/7 from any location with an internet connection. Individualized, independent study instruction and assessment are provided online or on campus by credentialed teachers.

Loaner LaptopsTop of Page

All enrolled students may check out "loaner" laptop computers, to enable them to use the online curriculum resources while away from the school site.

Open Lab on CampusTop of Page

Paradise eLearning Academy students are welcome to attend Open Lab sessions five days a week on the PHS campus. Students may access courses, do quiet study or receive direct help from teachers.

Teacher InteractionTop of Page

Each eLearning Academy student has direct interaction with a credentialed teacher who:
  • makes assignments and activities to reinforce the content of daily online lessons
  • reviews student work for quality, accuracy, and understanding
  • encourages student to maintain progress in online coursework
  • accesses student's online academic records (including daily lessons and assessments)
  • communicates with students and parents (or other responsible adult) on a regular basis and at teacher conferences
  • grades student work, awards credits and delivers report cards
  • is available daily via phone, Elluminate Live! online collaboration, instant message or email when students (or adults) have questions 

Open to Students in the Paradise areaTop of Page

Paradise eLearning Academy is open to any students in grades 9-12  who reside in the Paradise area.     

Extras Available at PHSTop of Page

Paradise eLearning Academy students may participate in classes and activities at Paradise High School including: 

Field TripsTop of Page

Paradise eLearning Academy students participate in field trips, such as: