Parkridge Private School

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Parkridge Private School

PARKRIDGE Private School Inc. is a regionally accredited, diploma granting, private school offering a complete range of Distance Learning courses and programs for students in grades K-12; private tutoring; and Adult Education Services, for those 18 and over. Since 1987 we have provided quality curriculum delivered by highly talented and motivated instructors with the student’s personal academic growth and achievement as the goal.  Through our methods of specialized instruction, we effectively educate, remediate, and motivate students to reach their academic goals.

Call toll free (888) 917-8839 or our local number (562) 424-5528 for more information.

  Parkridge offers all programs through Independent Study

K-12 INDEPENDENT STUDY

Adult Program  PROJECT DIPLOMA

Makeup Credit CREDIT RECOVERY Combined College and High School Credit  DUAL ENROLLMENT

Students meet weekly with their teacher for direct instruction and guided practice, then complete their assignments at home in a timely manner. Coursework is graded and returned to the students.  All Midterms and Finals are proctored in our test center.  


 
Parkridge offers adults an opportunity to re-enter high school and complete their remaining credits to earn a high school diploma. As with all Independent Study programs at Parkridge, all coursework must be completed and submitted in a timely manner for grading.  All Finals must be proctored at one of our approved test centers.  If a student has failed a course/s or would like to improve a grade to increase their potential for college admission, Credit Recovery is available.  If the student is lacking credit to graduate on time, our program provides an excellent solution. Parkridge College Track Program provides an opportunity for high school students to enroll in a college course of approved subject matter and receive simultaneous credit for both high school and college.  The college or university must be a regionally accredited school.
 


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Learning Options:

online learning

WORLDWIDE ENROLLMENT
Students can enroll from anywhere in the world for full-time or part-time programs.  Face to face online communication will be arranged for those students not coming directly into the office or study location.  All K-12 students must communicate face to face with their instructor on a regularly scheduled basis.

LOCAL STUDENT ENROLLMENT
K-12 students will meet with their instructor at the corporate office on a regularly scheduled basis to receive direct instruction, assignments, and personal assistance.  In addition, we have tutorials available that are easily accessible online.

ALL K-12 STUDENTS ENROLLED IN PARKRIDGE
All K-12 students must work closely with their instructor in face to face meetings on-campus meetings or via virtual webcam classrooms.

STUDY MATERIALS AND TESTS
Study materials are provided in two formats: the traditional method with textbooks being issued to the student upon enrollment or through access to online textbooks.  All mid-term and final tests must be proctored to be valid.  If the student is not local, a proctor can be arranged through public libraries, and other locations.  We will assist you in finding a qualified proctor. All proctors must be pre-approved by us and meet the qualifications necessary to meet our standard of compliance and ethical responsibility. Approved proctors will register with us and verify that all tests were taken by you with no assistance, use of notes or help in anyway. Valid student picture ID must be available.

TUTORING
Our tutors will provide personal one-on-one tutoring at our main office or via skype in your home or other designated location.  Our “Success Now" program which will guide the student through a diagnostic and prescriptive approach to identifying their academic strengths and weaknesses. Parkridge will devise a learning plan to support their personal achievement.
Tutoring is available in all core subject matter: language arts, mathematics, science, history, and in addition, study skills and organization.

Testing:

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assessment, DIAGNOSTIC and Placement Tests
If a student has had difficulty in a particular subject matter area or has not been successful in completing a previous course, Parkridge instructors may recommend a diagnostic or placement test to determine their readiness for the subject or the specific remediation needed. There is no charge for the test if the student is enrolled in the K-12 program. Parents are given their results of the test upon completion along with appropriate remediation packets and guided instruction. Regular summative assessment tests are part of the ongoing subject matter curriculum and will be administered on a regular basis. Standardized test preparation and testing, such as ACT, PSAT and SAT, are also available. 

COURSES
Download and Browse our Catalog of Standard Courses. Additional courses are available upon request.

PARKRIDGE offers:

  • Standards based curriculum
  • UC/CSU Approved Courses through the College Board for high school students
  • Tuition based school option
  • Weekly Assignments  
  • Face-to-face meetings with K-12 instructors
  • Both teacher and student directed activities
  • An active, supportive school community
  • A range of extracurricular activities
  • A robust Advanced Learner and College Track Program
  • Regional accreditation by the Northwest Accreditation Commission (NWAC), a division of   AdvancEd
  • High school credit for work experience and experience outside the classroom

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