Innovations Academy is a public charter school serving students in grades K-8. It is located in Scripps Ranch, San Diego, CA near MCAS Miramar. It is a less than 15-20 minute commute from base to school.
This is a hybrid school, with students/families choosing 2, 3, or 5 days per week. It is a project-based school, operating without textbooks.
Great Schools rates this school 7/10. In 2014-2015, the most recent test scores available, show that 46% of students in language arts and 31% of students in math achieved proficiency or higher. The community has given 4/5 stars, with the most recent reviews from 2014. Many parents are very pleased with the educational philosophy and academics. Other parents are deeply disappointed.
What MilFams Say:
The Home Learning Center (HLC) is a 2-Day week enrichment program for Homeschoolers. No grades or mandatory assignments. Mixed age self-directed project based learning classrooms led by amazing, intelligent, creative and compassionate teachers. Innovations Academy also has a regular 5-day week program that is reported to be wonderful. The teachers and staff make families feel welcome, and take the time to get to know students personally. Students are supported socially and emotionally. There is regular school-home communication.