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*** University Acceptances, class of 2017! Congratulations Shaynna M., Emilie C. and Brady S. - William Jessup University, Cameron N. - CAL Poly, Shayna M. - Azusa Pacific University, Hadeja Rush - CAL Maritime, Jackie C. - USD, Celta V. - Thomas Aquinas College, Bailee L. - Sonoma State, Faith F. - Simpson University - Seniors - Keep us posted as you hear from your colleges! *** Spring 2017 enrollment still open at select resource centers. All 2016-17 enrollment closes on March 10th, 2017. If you are interested in enrolling for the 2017-18 school year, our Enrollment Interest link will be live on March 13th, 2017!
Sutter Peak » Is Sutter Peak Charter Academy for you?

Is Sutter Peak Charter Academy for you?

SPCA offers K-12 grade students a personalized educational experience through our home school program and independent study program. 


Our school: 

  • Is student-centered! 
  • Leverages flexibility in how, what, when, and where students learn. 
  • Promotes the relevancy of each student’s life, interests, and goals. 
  • Emphasizes a learning plan based on individual student’s strengths and needs. 
  • Values collaborative partnerships between student, parent, teacher and community. 
  • Is a free, publicly funded charter school. 
  • SPCA offers an alternative to the traditional assembly line style education system. By leveraging the flexibility of the independent study model and homeschool models, we empower our students to utilize the broader world as their classroom. 


Home School Program 

SPCA offers home schooling students in Sutter, Butte, Yolo, Colusa, Placer and Yuba Counties an educational experience that is personalized to each student. SPCA staff work cooperatively with parent educators to develop an individual student-learning plan. Each learning plan is supported with generous and competitive discretionary funding to purchase curriculum and vendor course instruction. Each parent educator is paired with a credentialed teacher located in the student’s community.


Independent Study Program 

Our independent study program offers students more direct instruction, but with the flexibility that accommodates for a variety of learning styles. Students meet one-on-one with an independent study teacher weekly. Each student receives a generous academic budget that supports a personalized learning plan. Staff will work with students to choose books, activities, and supplies that are suited for their individual needs. 


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Sponsored by Nuestro School District

3934 Broadway Rd
Live Oak, CA  95953


Our Core Values:


  • Family Involvement
  • Founded in Community
  • Character Development
  • Respect and Responsibility


Creating Community Leaders

At Sutter Peak Charter Academy, we work to cultivate community leaders, students who apply the critical thinking skills they've developed in the classroom to solve problems within their community. Students will be invited to start a community service project which they will work on throughout the year, ending in a report where they will reflect on the impact they’ve had on their community, what they’ve learned, and they could have done differently.


By the end of their education at Sutter Peak, each student will have a portfolio of projects they have established in their community to reflect on. These can range from tutoring younger students to creating a new student guide showing new peers where the library is and other resources or holding a sock drive for the homeless. Our aim is to see students understand that they are citizens of a larger, global world, and begin discovering how they fit into it.