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Brookfield Engineering Science Technology Academy or B.E.S.T. Academy is a fully accredited, tuition-free, online/independent study school serving TK-12th grade students in San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and Imperial Counties.

B.E.S.T. Academy is a public charter school, authorized by the Julian School District. We are governed by a California nonprofit public-benefit corporation and has an independent Board of Directors who meet regularly to oversee the school’s management, operation, activities, and affairs.

B.E.S.T. Academy was founded out of desire to engage students in 21st century learning. Students gain access to college and career pathways combined with unparrelleled personalized guidance and support through homeschool independent study learning environments.

We offer students a comprehensive, flexible learning environment, combined with a variety of enrichment and support programs to support academic success.

Our California-credentialed teachers, counselors, and school leaders are passionate about helping students succeed academically with personalized guidance and support in current years while preparing them for successful college and career pathways beyond high school.

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Brookfield Engineering Science Technology or (B.E.S.T.) Academy will harness the power of a flexible learning environment and modern educational technology to serve learners with diverse backgrounds and goals seeking an educational alternative that stimulates and supports independent learning, provides a strong social-emotional approach, and supports STEM college and career readiness.

BEST Academy Mission

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