Circle of Independent Learning Charter School

4700 Calaveras Avenue, Hyman Building, Fremont CA 94538


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The Circle of IndependentLearning is designed, through personalized learning, to reach the unique bentof genius in each of its students. This personalized education plan will be developmentally appropriate for each student, designed for the studentsparticular bent of genius. While the plan will enhance the strengths of thestudent, it will also provide a systematic strengthening of his area of weakness. Our school plan will enable students to become literate,self-motivated life-long learners, academically prepared for the 21stcentury.


To ensure that COIL’s school-widegoals are met, the following criteria has been established  for a student to graduate with a high school diploma from the Circle of Independent Charter School with no less than 25 units having to be completed at COIL beginning with graduates of 2016:


1. COIL students shall successfully complete most benchmarks in grades K-8 before admittance into the high school program.


2. COIL students will complete 210 credits in the following course work required for graduation:


4 years            English                                                                        40 Credits

3 years            Mathematics                                                               30 Credits

2 years            Science                                                                       20 Credits

3 years            Social Science                                                            30 Credits

2 years            Physical Education                                                     20 Credits

1 year              Fine Arts or World Language or

Career Technical Education (CTE) Course                  10 Credits

                        Electives                                                                     60 Credits



3. COIL high school students will pass the California High School Exit Exam*


4. COIL high school students will successfully prepare and deliver an oral presentation*


5. COIL students will investigate their interests as they explore the arts, humanities, and other electives


6. COIL high school students will examine their intersts and strengths and apply this study to learning about college and career options


7. COIL high school students will complete 40 hours of documented community service


8. Technology proficiency will be incorporated into course work and objectives



*Students with an IEP or Section 504 Plan may be exempt of this passing score if all other conditions are met including taking the CAHSEE in Grades 10, 11 and 12.