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Sierra-Alternative-Education-Center Providing the Alternatives Our Students Need Most.

Sierra Unified Alternative Education Center offers a wide variety of educational options to serve the needs of every learner within the Sierra Unified School District, from preschool to adults. We take pride in providing personalized service, knowing each of our students, and taking as much time as needed to answer any questions and ensure all students and families find a program that is just the right fit.

Sierra@Home is a K-12 alternative school of choice utilizing an independent study model to deliver curriculum. Students, parents, and teachers work together to address the needs of the individual student in reaching their greatest academic potential. Additionally, students at Sierra@Home can access the rich extracurricular opportunities in Sierra Unified, from sports to clubs and more!

Sierra@Home is a K-12 alternative school of choice utilizing an independent study model to deliver curriculum. Students, parents, and teachers work together to address the needs of the individual student in reaching their greatest academic potential. Additionally, students at Sierra@Home can access the rich extracurricular opportunities in Sierra Unified, from sports to clubs and more!

Sierra Alternative High School is a 10th-12th grade campus providing credit recovery and original credit to those high school students who need an alternative high school experience. The mission of Sierra Alternative High School is to focus on the individual and to facilitate their unique personal and academic development. Whether it is due to academic or behavioral struggles, or personal and family situations, students who attend Sierra Alternative are given the social-emotional and academic support they need to thrive and reach their goals in the classroom and the community. Our specialized school is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education, where students have many opportunities to enhance their education through work or volunteer experience, participate in enrichment activities, and take Career Technical Education and Visual/Performing Arts electives.

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Sierra Alternative High School is a 10th-12th grade campus providing credit recovery and original credit to those high school students who need an alternative high school experience. The mission of Sierra Alternative High School is to focus on the individual and to facilitate their unique personal and academic development. Whether it is due to academic or behavioral struggles, or personal and family situations, students who attend Sierra Alternative are given the social-emotional and academic support they need to thrive and reach their goals in the classroom and the community. Our specialized school is designed to provide students with a comprehensive education, where students have many opportunities to enhance their education through work or volunteer experience, participate in enrichment activities, and take Career Technical Education and Visual/Performing Arts electives.

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Sierra Adult School develops life-long learners by offering programs that prepare students for success in post-secondary education, career, and the community. Sierra Adult offers an adult high school diploma program, as well as a variety of classes tailored to the career and job-skill needs of our students. Our school also partners with organizations and businesses in the community in order to effectively adapt to the current demands of the local workforce and develop a strong pipeline for job placement. Current programs include welding, computer skills, and a Parent Coop Preschool.

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Sierra Adult School develops life-long learners by offering programs that prepare students for success in post-secondary education, career, and the community. Sierra Adult offers an adult high school diploma program, as well as a variety of classes tailored to the career and job-skill needs of our students. Our school also partners with organizations and businesses in the community in order to effectively adapt to the current demands of the local workforce and develop a strong pipeline for job placement. Current programs include welding, computer skills, and a Parent Coop Preschool.

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Sierra Alternative Education Center
559.855.3020

Heather Wheeler
Director of Alternative Education

If you have questions about any of the Sierra Alternative Education programs, please fill out the form below. You will be contacted by the Sierra Alternative Education Team to arrange an appointment to discuss educational options.