Independent Study

Independent Study Team
Primary Independent Study Teacher
Intermediate Independent Study Teacher

Program Overview

The VESD Independent Study program serves families seeking educational alternatives to a regular classroom setting.  Students participating in the program are considered enrolled in a public school and are able to make use of district services.

Parents attend weekly sessions to receive training, strategies, and tips to help their child be successful in the program.  Parents will be provided with answer keys, as available, to correct their child’s work.  Students attend class one or may days each week (class schedules will vary by grade level).  Extra tutoring sessions are available for students in grades 4-6.

Our Independent Study program offers:

  • Free public HomeSchool/Independent Study 
  • Serves grades TK-6
  • All curriculum, textbooks, and lessons provided
  • Follows traditional school calendar
  • Tailored to your family and child’s individual needs
  • Weekly parent Support and Training sessions
  • Parent receive training to teach their children in all subject areas
  • Strategies and Techniques from Qualified Certificated Teachers 
  • Frequent Monitoring of your child’s progress
  • Optional tutoring groups and classes


This program is ideal for parents who want to home-school their children, with guidance from credential teachers.  It is great for students who may be bored in the regular classroom and need a challenge; students that have health concerns and can’t attend regular classes; students who may be struggling with behavior at a regular school.  

Enrollment Process

1. Parent must attend an information meeting. Please contact:

Grades K-3

Grades 4-6

2.  If the program is appropriate for your family, registration and paperwork must be completed (bring shot records, birth certificate, proof of residence).

Lomitas: A Community of Learners

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Victorville, 92395


3.  Student begins working on first packet of assignments. 

4. Email teacher to schedule your first appointment within 2 business days.