Pacific Charter Institute

The FAFSA deadline for seniors is March 2. March 17th and 18th are the CAHSEE English and math testing dates for 11th and 12th grade students.
Rio Valley Charter School
 NEWS FLASH:  Rio Valley Charter School receives exceptional distinction by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (accredited through 2020)!
Rio Valley Charter School…  
    Where Achievement and Creativity Meet!
  • Homeschool and independent study programs available for students grades K-12.
  • GENEROUS vendor funding for homeschooling families in addition to your core curriculum needs and access to "no charge" onsite workshops.
  • Student curriculum and vendor options beyond the limitations of a list.
  • Onsite classes, labs, and workshops.  
  • Field trips and guest teacher experiences.
  • Individualized, standards-based instruction with support from highly qualified teachers.
  • Academic counselors available to assist high school students in course planning, college admissions, and future career goals.
  • Credit recovery support.
  • The security and confidence of school accreditation (approved through 2020).
  • UC approved (a to g) course options.
  • NEW Guild Program for the performing artist!
  • We provide FREE access to online programming through Plato Courseware, Study Island, CompassLearning Odyssey, and Reading EGGS!


1530 W. Kettleman Lane, Suite A
Lodi, CA 95242
(209) 368-4934 Phone
(209) 368-4953 Fax
For our students NEW to RVCS, we will be holding Orientations meetings at the school to provide program overviews and expectations.  Please call to RSVP for one of the dates below:
NEW:  Sacramento Info Meeting Monday, Aug 4th 7pm in the Garden Room of the Sierra 2 Center, 2791 24th St. Sacramento, CA 95818!
Lodi Meetings:
           K-8 Homeschool Families:  Thurs., July 31st at 1 p.m.
           High School Independent Study:  Thurs., July 31st at 6 p.m 
(When appropriate, high school homeschooling is available!  Please let us know this is your interest!)
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    News and Announcements

    November Newsletter
    Sacramento Homeschool Performing Arts Intensive Adds Stage Combat
    Students asked, and we responded! Stage Combat is now a weekly part of the workshop line-up for our Intensive classes!
    Sacramento Homeschool Classes at Sierra 2 -Open Sept 8th!
    Performing Arts Intensive Program: The triple threat training program with Jacob Montoya (dance), Nisa Hayden (scene study) and LuAnn Higgs (vocals)! Mon/Weds mornings

    The Guild: Career & college readiness for performing artists, student led projects, & guest presenters - led by Sarah Elsner-Berg (Weds mornings)
    Workshops & Classes Underway at Rio!
    Drama, Dance, Computers, Graphic Arts/Photography, Media/Film Design, Poetry, Science Labs, Project Lead the Way, Computers, CAHSEE Prep, Math courses, Grand Canyon University courses, and Study/Tutoring Sessions! Check out the full schedules attached!
    Home-Use Computers for Rio students!
    Thanks to a partnership with Computer for Classrooms, orders are underway for laptop or desk computers with a printer for RVCS students! FREE for all of our high school independent study students, and low student account charge for homeschoolers. Get you orders to your teacher today!
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