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Contacts

Monte Vista School

(805) 579-6326

 

Debbie Ballinger

Administrative Assistant 

805-306-4500 ext. 4313

 

Home Teaching & Independent Study

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MONTE VISTA SCHOOL offers a personalized, alternative educational option allowing students to learn at their own pace in a caring and supportive environment. Monte Vista is located on a beautiful campus at 1220 Fourth Street in Simi Valley and includes self-paced and online learning. Monte Vista may meet the needs of both students in general education and with an IEP as determined at the IEP Team meeting. To find out more about this program or to schedule a campus tour, contact Monte Vista at (805) 579-6326.

 

HOME TEACHING may be provided for general education students who are experiencing health problems that interfere with their school attendance. Home teaching is a temporary solution intended to help a student address his/her medical needs while maintaining his/her course of study while s/he cannot physically attend a school campus. Home teaching requires a doctor order. Contact your school nurse for more information.

 

After recommendation and approval by the Director of Student Support Services, a student may receive in-home teaching for a maximum of five hours per week.  This option is recommended only when specific SVUSD criteria are met and requires parental involvement to meet educational requirements. The student will receive credit for work completed during this time; however, if the student is unable to actively work with the home teacher, the option will be re-examined and another educational avenue may be selected.

 

HOME HOSPITAL TEACHING: Home hospital teaching is similar to home teaching or students but where students work toward their IEP goals. Home hospital teaching must be recommended by the IEP Team based on a student's needs. Contact your student’s special education case manager for more information about Home Hospital Teaching and whether or not your child qualifies..

 

For additional information about any of these services, contact Debbie Ballinger.

Learning At Home and Online

Is your child having difficulty attending a regular day school program? Are you considering alternative programs that may better meet his/her needs? Simi Valley Schools offer several programs for students in general education and special education. At the elementary level, we offer an exploratory campus and supportive staff through Monte Vista. We also offer one-to-one teaching for qualifying students. Our secondary programs offer college preparatory coursework, online classes, career education and extracurricular programs.

 

Contact us to see if one of our alternative programs may be right for you and your child.