Flexible Options for Bay Area Independent Study and Home-School Students

Bay Area Independent Study Home-School Students

Two unique on campus programs for Independent Study and Home-School students who want to:

 

  • Augment their learning plan with on-campus academic or elective classes in a supportive community environment
  • Participate in small classes (3-10 students) taught by experienced staff that tailors instruction to individual student needs
  • Prepare to make a successful transition from individual learning to the college class environment
  • Experience classroom learning without enrolling in large, impersonal high schools

Both programs offer:

  • On campus experience
  • Social interaction with a diverse group of teens from around the Bay Area
  • A unique learning environment with support and structure
  • Meaningful adult relationships in a group and individual settings with teachers, mentors, counselors, and tutors
  • A small, safe, accepting community
  • Weekly individual Resource, Exploration, and Support (RES) with a masters/post masters level counselor
  • Great field trips

Bay Area Independent Study Home-School Students

1.) The Elective Class Option:

WHAT IS it?

  • A part-time offering (two days) of elective classes held on the Holden campus

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Independent study and homeschool students who want to add flexible non-academic courses to their transcripts
  • SAMPLE COURSE SUBJECTS: Art, Music, Film, Cooking, Hiking, Yoga, and similar elective subjects

FEES
$875 per month

2.) The Academic Class Option:

WHAT IS IT?

  • A program of two or more academic classes offered on the Holden campus

WHO IS IT FOR?

  • Independent study or home school students who want to take traditional academic classes in a supportive campus environment
  • SAMPLE COURSE SUBJECTS: Mathematics, Sciences, History, English, and similar academic subjects

FEES
Begins at $925 per month

Next Steps?

  • Contact Holden by phone 925.254.0199 or complete the “Contact Us” form located on this page.
  • One of the best ways to see if Holden is a fit for your family is by scheduling a tour. Tours are conducted during school days/hours. Limit 2 families per tour.

Bay Area Independent Study Home-School Student