Please visit Golden Valley Charter School's
by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges
Charter School Director
3585 Maple St., Suite 101
Ventura, CA 93003
Phone: (805) 642-3435
Golden Valley Charter School is
a California public charter school currently serving
home schooled students in grades K-12 who reside in
Ventura, Kern, Los Angeles, and Santa Barbara counties.
The mission of the Golden Valley
Charter School is to educate K-12 students seeking
a non-traditional educational setting through individually
GVCS identifies an
educated person in the twenty-first century as a
person who is: literate, can understand and function
sufficiently in the world around him or her, has
an overview of the history of mankind in all its
diversity, has an understanding of United States
political processes, an ability to solve mathematical
problems and to think scientifically, and has the
values necessary to enhance the world in which he
or she lives.
This person is one
who has realized his or her own special interests,
talents, or abilities, whether it is in the arts,
sciences, or other areas.
It is the goal of
this charter school to help students become educated
individuals who are intrinsically motivated to learn,
and who have diverse yet well-developed interests.
This charter school's parents, students,
and Education Specialists believe that the best learning
Each curriculum is tailored to an individual student's
One-to-one teaching is used as appropriate.
Real life context-based learning is emphasized.
There is supplemental enrichment through classroom
instruction, independent learning, field trips,
apprenticeships, and appropriate uses of technology,
Schooling is viewed as one aspect of an education.
The entire community serves as the school campus.
Interesting, worthwhile learning opportunities are
provided that will stimulate the interests of each